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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 265

    GREGYNOG PRESS -- [Ecclesiastes]. Lyfr Y Pregeth-Wr. [Newtown:] Gregynog Press, 1927. 4° (259 x 193mm). Half title, Poliphilus type on Batchelor hand-made paper, printed in red and black, small wood-engraved vignette on title and full-page wood-engraved illustration by David Jones. Original limp blue buckram lettered in gilt (light scuffing), uncut. NUMBER 44 OF 223 COPIES. Harrop 8.

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    GREGYNOG PRESS -- [Ecclesiastes]. Lyfr Y Pregeth-Wr. [Newtown:] Gregynog Press, 1927. 4° (259 x 193mm). Half title, Poliphilus type on Batchelor hand-made paper, printed in red and black, small wood-engraved vignette on title and full-page wood-engraved illustration by David Jones. Original limp blue buckram lettered in gilt (light scuffing), uncut. NUMBER 44 OF 223 COPIES. Harrop 8.

    With 4 other Gregynog Press books, Caneuon Ceiriog Detholiad (Newtown, 1925, ONE OF 400 COPIES), Edward Thomas's Chosen Essays (1926, ONE OF 350 COPIES), the same author's Selected Poems (1927, ONE OF 275 COPIES) and Penillion Omar Khayyam (1928, ONE OF 285 COPIES). (5)


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