GREGYNOG PRESS; DE GUEVARA, Don Antonio.

The Praise and Happinesse of the Countrie-Life.

£350

The Praise and Happinesse of the Countrie-Life.
Written originally in Spanish by… Put into English by H. Vaughan, Silurist. Reprinted from the edition of 1651, with an Introduction by Henry Thomas, and wood engravings by Reynolds Stone.
Newtown, The Greynog Press, 1938

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Description

Description

Limited edition, number 397 of 400 copies, 12mo, seven wood-engravings by Reynolds Stone, a few light spots to margins, else fine, original quarter red-morocco over green paper-covered boards, the corners ‘tipped’ in morocco (original) engraved paper label to upper cover, by the Gregynog Press Bindery (stamp to rear paste-down), even fading to spine, othewise near-fine.

Provenance: Small ink ownership to front free endpaper ‘Harlech, Brogyntyn 1947’; William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore, 4th Baron Harlech KG GCMG PC (11 April 1885 – 14 February 1964) was a British Conservative politician and banker.

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Stock ID: 95579