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DUFF, Edward Gordon (1863-1924) -- The Catalogue of the Library of the late Edward Gordon Duff. London: Sotheby and Co., 16-17 March 1925.
Two parts in one volume, tall 8o (250 x 180 mm). Plates and illustrations in text, some in color. Bound for J.R. Abbey in terra-cotta morocco, with his arms at center of upper cover, gilt-lettered on upper cover and spine, t.e.g., by Henry T. Wood. Provenance: J.R. Abbey (binding, bookplate, prices and notes).
MOSTLY PRICED in pencil and with J.R. Abbey's ink annotations about copies he later purchased. Duff was an English bibliographer and for some years librarian at the John Rylands Library in Manchester.
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