3 1/2 pages, 8vo, explaining that the Doves Bindery cannot undertake work outside the publications of the Doves Press, that pre-war estimates for binding have changed; mentioning that the Lloyd-Smiths' English Bible is "awaiting McLeish" for finishing and expressing a wish to visit California: "May it be not a dream only."; also a note from Charles Liddell, 9 Feb., 1912, quoting Wordsworth. Provenance: Kate, Lady Amberley (?), inscription; Carolyn Slocum, bookplates. (4) " /> DOVES PRESS. WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM. A Decade of Years. Poems...1798-1807, (Hammersmith) 1911, one of 200 copies of an edition of 212; The Prelude...1799-1805, (Hammersmith) 1915, one of 155 copies of an edition of 165, <I>together 2 vols., 4to, original limp vellum, spines gilt-lettered, uncut, covers of second work very slightly soiled tiny stains from bookplate, green cloth slipcases</I>, printed in black with shoulder notes in red, PRESENTATION COPIES FROM THOMAS JAMES COBDEN-SANDERSON, each inscribed on front endpage "To Katie with very much affection from the printer C.-S. Xmas 1911" and "To dear Katie for the new & coming years and 'for remembrance.' C.-S. 31 December 1915." [The recipient was probably Kate, Lady Amberley]. Included with this lot is an autograph letter signed by Cobden-Sanderson to Alice Millard, London 26 February 1920, <I>3 1/2 pages, 8vo</I>, explaining that the Doves Bindery cannot undertake work outside the publications of the Doves Press, that pre-war estimates for binding have changed; mentioning that the Lloyd-Smiths' English Bible is "awaiting McLeish" for finishing and expressing a wish to visit California: "May it be not a dream only."; also a note from Charles Liddell, 9 Feb., 1912, quoting Wordsworth. <I>Provenance</I>: Kate, Lady Amberley (?), inscription; Carolyn Slocum, bookplates. (4) | Christie's