3 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 750
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
[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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