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Book Description

The sole UK printing published by The Chiswick Press, London in 1931. Number '93' of only 100 copies issued of a limited edition signed by both Christopher and Lettice Sandford to the limitation page. Printed on Chiswick Press water-marked paper. The BOOK is in Very Good+ condition with some mild fading to the board edges and the spine. The gilt titling and decoration remains bright. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A hint of toning to the extreme uncut page edges. Lettice Sandford has provided two striking full page B/W illustrations including the title page and several small decorations in the text. Three page chapter 'The Typographer's Jottings' to the rear. Protected in a removable Mylar archival cover. The first book to be illustrated by Lettice Sandford. Very scarce with only one copy having appeared at auction in the last 20 years.
Author Sandford, Christopher & Lettice
Date 1931
Binding Hardcover
Publisher The Chiswick Press, London
Illustrator Sandford, Lettice
Condition Very Good+

Price: £425.00

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