The next book fairs will be MARKET HARBOROUGH (click here) on THURS 29 Dec and YORK on Sat 14 January (click here)
CLICK
HERE TO SEE DETAILS OF ALL OUR FAIRS. 

THE XMAS ONLINE BOOK FAIR IS OPEN.  CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE.

The 2023 fairs are now listed on the Book Fairs pages, and there are two new fairs being held in July.

Book Description

4to. 2 volumes with portfolio, set. Limited edition. #52 of 85 special copies printed on St. Cuthbert’s Mill archival rag paper and bound in quarter leather, gilt, with cloth boards by Desmond Shaw of Cambridge. The cloth portfolio contains 8 prints taken from the original wood-blocks. Cloth and paper-covered slipcase. Over 1,000 engravings described and illustrated. All wood engravings in actual sizes and, where called for, in colour taken from the best available prints. More than 80 not included in Physick’s catalogue raisonne appear here. Slight tanning of the leather spines (as usual). With the ex libris of the subscriber, Harold Hugo, on the front pastedown of both volumes and the inside cover of the portfolio. Small bump to one of the top back corners of the slipcase not affecting the books, otherwise a fine, fresh set.
Dealer Notes
Ephemera loosely inserted in this copy include the author’s 4 page flyer for the book, copies of Harold Hugo’s letter and order reserving a special copy and Skelton’s progress report followed by a letter explaining and apologising for the delay in producing the book.
Author Skelton, Christopher
Date 1983
Publisher Wellingborough, Christopher Skelton

Price: £1350.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

Friends of the PBFA

For £10 get free entry to our fairs, updates from the PBFA and more.

Join PBFA

Membership of the PBFA is open to anyone who has been trading in antiquarian and second-hand books for a minimum of two years subject to certain criteria.
Find Out More