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Printed on vellum rare books

 

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  1. One of 100 specially bound copies on japon vellum; 8vo; title printed in red & black (toned), 5 etched plates by Charles Ricketts, 1 engraved bookplate by William Bell Scott, tissue guards (browned), small ink name to front free endpaper; publisher's gilt-patterned vellum, small cut into the vellum at spine from the gilt tooling.

    £275
  2. First (Library) edition, one of 275 copies(ý); 4to; printed on Japanese vellum, publisher's colour lithographed device to title, 12 full-page colour lithographed illustrations by Nicholson with captions, tissue guards, monogram bookplate to front pastedown; publisher's variant binding vellum-backed pictorial vellum boards, a little spotted and toned, slightly splayed.

    £1,500
  3. Number 4 of 10 copies on vellum with hand-illuminated initials, from an overall limitation of 300; 4to (291 x 204 mm); manuscript limitation details by Alexander Moring, full-page engraved 'King's Library' series title after Blanche McManus, title printed in red & black with vignette portrait of More, illuminated with 21 hand-drawn and coloured initials in gold, red, blue and green, [ý]by Blanche McManus; bound in period-style full calf with elaborate blind border and spine compartments, within additional blind rule borders, lettered in gilt to spine, slightly rubbed at extreme edges.

    £2,800
  4. Number 22 of 100 copies signed by the author; narrow 8vo (c. 200 x 110 mm); printed on Japanese vellum, partly unopened, portrait frontispiece, plates, 6pp. advertisements, bookplate to front pastedown; publisher's vellum, gilt to upper cover, top edge gilt, others uncut, slight splaying but overall very good.

    £350
  5. 2 volumes, Folio(44 x 35 cm), each consisting of 2 leaves, printed entirely on vellum within fancy gilt borders, each with respective coat-of-arms to head, original red (and green) straight-grained morocco gilt, both volumes signed by the respective Clerks to the House, with a hand-written letter from Lord Kitchener to Colonel Long.

    £5,000
 

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