Book Description

Earliest English version of the Fable of Bidpai, The Morall Philosophie of Doni by Sir Thomas North, whilom of Peterhouse, Cambridge. Near contemporary crimson morocco boards by H Wood with gilt lettering to spine with intertwining floral decoration in gilt. Top edge gilt. Upper joint and spine ends a little rubbed, Illustrations. Double page pedigree. Slight marginal toning. Burgundy morocco gilt bookplate of W A Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey. Limited edition of 550 copies. Additional photos are available upon request. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 677g. (YBP Ref: 033498:15)
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Author JACOBS, Joseph (ed)
Date 1888
Binding Hardcover
Publisher David Nutt
Condition Good

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