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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 526

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. Laudes Beatae Mariae Virginis. Edited by S.C. Cockerell. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896.

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    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. Laudes Beatae Mariae Virginis. Edited by S.C. Cockerell. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896.

    4o (290 x 210 mm). Troy type, printed in black and red, woodcut half borders, six and eight-line initials (alternately printed in black and blue). Original holland-backed blue paper boards, uncut (extremities rubbed, and boards slightly darkened and lightly soiled, small abrasion on the upper panel). Provenance: Marian E. Child (signed twice and dated 1896); given to Julia Bird (inscribed and dated 1919).

    LIMITED EDITION. One of 250 copies on paper of an edition of 260. Cockerell 42; Peterson A42.


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