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ALMACK, Edward (1852-1917). Fine Old Bindings with Other Interesting Miscellanea in Edward Almack's Library. London: Blades, East & Blades, 1913.
2o (399 x 301 mm). 27 color plates, illustrations in text. Original two-toned cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, top edge gilt, others uncut. Provenance: John Francis Neylan (bookplate).
LIMITED EDITION, number 94 of 200 copies signed by the publishers. Almack's library was particularly rich in seventeenth-century English books and manuscripts, many in Samuel Mearne bindings.
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