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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 283

    SPENSER, Edmund (1552-99). The Faerie Queene disposed into Twelve Bookes fashioning XII. Morall Vertues. Chelsea: ASHENDENE PRESS, 1923. 2°. Subiaco type, printed in black, red and blue in double column, initials designed by Graily Hewitt. Original calf-backed vellum, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt, uncut (extremities of spine lightly rubbed). ONE OF 180 COPIES ON PAPER. Ashendene Press XXXII; Tomkinson p.7. Loosley-inserted is a 2-page letter from C. H. St. J. Hornby to a Mr Charrington dated 22 Jan. 1924 relating to the late publication of the book.

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    SPENSER, Edmund (1552-99). The Faerie Queene disposed into Twelve Bookes fashioning XII. Morall Vertues. Chelsea: ASHENDENE PRESS, 1923. 2°. Subiaco type, printed in black, red and blue in double column, initials designed by Graily Hewitt. Original calf-backed vellum, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt, uncut (extremities of spine lightly rubbed). ONE OF 180 COPIES ON PAPER. Ashendene Press XXXII; Tomkinson p.7. Loosley-inserted is a 2-page letter from C. H. St. J. Hornby to a Mr Charrington dated 22 Jan. 1924 relating to the late publication of the book.


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