• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    ASHENDENE PRESS -- SPENSER, Edmund (1552-1599). Minor Poems, [Chelsea]: Ashendene Press, 1925. 2° (435 x 298mm). Printed in black, blue and red, initials designed by Graily Hewitt. Original calf-backed vellum sides, printed gilt title on spine (extremities lightly rubbed, some stains).

    Price Realised  

    ASHENDENE PRESS -- SPENSER, Edmund (1552-1599). Minor Poems, [Chelsea]: Ashendene Press, 1925. 2° (435 x 298mm). Printed in black, blue and red, initials designed by Graily Hewitt. Original calf-backed vellum sides, printed gilt title on spine (extremities lightly rubbed, some stains).

    LIMITED TO 200 COPIES on paper. Printing began in May 1924 and was completed in July 1925. The Ashendene Press, 1894-1935, pp. 84-85; Tomkinson 38.


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