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THE NONESUCH PRESS -- A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE FIRST 100 NONESUCH BOOKS & LATER WORKS
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THE NONESUCH PRESS -- A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE FIRST 100 NONESUCH BOOKS & LATER WORKS

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THE NONESUCH PRESS -- A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE FIRST 100 NONESUCH BOOKS & LATER WORKS

DONNE, John (1573-1631). Love Poems, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8° (260 x 170mm.). Collotype portrait frontispiece. Original vellum-backed boards. (Lightly rubbed). Provenance: Library of the Reverend W. Major Scott (label). NO. 521 OF 1250 COPIES. The first Nonesuch Press book. Nonesuch Century 1.

DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Works, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1937-38. 24 volumes. 4° (260 x 170mm.). Engraved plates and illustrations. (Occasional light offsetting). Original multi-coloured cloth, spines with black morocco labels. (Some light rubbing), t.e.g. With an original steel plate entitled "The Trial" by Hablot K. Browne, a mounted engraving of the plate, and a letter of authenticity from the publishers, all in original cloth folding case. ONE OF 877 COPIES.
The Works of Shakespeare, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929-1933. 7 volumes. 8° (235 x 147mm.). Original niger morocco. (Covers with a few spots, spines lightly faded), t.e.g. NO. 1503 OF 1600 COPIES.
Nonesuch Century 2.

The Holy Bible, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1925-27 and The Apocrypha, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1924. 5 volumes. 2° (310 x 200mm.). Original vellum. (Occasional light discolouration). ONE OF 75 COPIES ON ARNOLD UNBLEACHED RAG PAPER; the Apocrypha NO. V OF 75 COPIES. Nonesuch Century 20 & 21.

The Complete Works of William Wycherley, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1924. 4 volumes. 4° (263 x 190mm.). Original vellum-backed boards. (Lightly rubbed and discoloured). NO. 17 OF 75 COPIES.
Nonesuch Century 17.

Genesis, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1924. 4° (270 x 190mm.). 12 woodcuts by Paul Nash. Original cloth. (Chip to foot of spine), dust-jacket (edges faded and chipped). NO. 324 OF 375 COPIES.
Nonesuch Century, 14.

With 125 other works in 171 volumes, some duplicated, including George Meredith's Letters to Alice Meynell, 1896-1907 (London, 1923), The Book of Ruth (London, 1923) and Andrew Marvell's Poems (London, 1923).

Provenance: The Collection of Sir Robert Leighton, a Director of the Nonesuch Press and Chairman of Leighton Straker, binders to the Nonesuch Press.
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