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SHAW-SPARROW, Walter. Frank Brangwyn and his Work. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. Ltd, 1910.
2° (390 x 280mm). Half-title. Woodcut title vignette, 2 etchings by and after Brangwyn, both signed in pencil by the artist, 20 colour-printed and 17 collotype plates after Brangwyn. Contemporary green crushed morocco gilt by Bayntun, the covers panelled with inlaid tan and maroon interlaced strapwork inlays, the spaces between the bands filled with a semé of gilt circles and dots, outer borders of double gilt fillets, the spine gilt in 6 compartments divided by raised bands, titled in gilt in 2 compartments and dated at the foot, the other compartments decorated with tan and maroon interlacing strapwork inlays, the turn-ins gilt and decorated with crimson trefoil inlays at the corners, suede doublures panelled with gilt and black fillets, watered green silk-lined endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut (spine and upper edges of covers lightly faded, a few very light scuff marks, 25mm. split at head of lower joint).
NUMBER 48 OF 160 COPIES WITH 2 SIGNED ETCHINGS BY BRANGWYN. A FINE MOSAIC STRAPWORK BINDING BY BAYNTUN.
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