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Private press
480 GBP
Edinburgh

Private press
Collection of limited editions by Vale, Nonesuch and other presses
[Vale Press]. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. London: printed at the Ballantyne Press, sold by Hacon and Ricketts, 1900. One of 300 copies, 2 volumes, folio, original holland-backed boards, printed labels to spines and front covers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, foliate woodcut initial and border designed by Charles Ricketts, bookplates, spine-labels browned and cracked, damp-stain to spine of volume 1, a few spots to outer leaves, occasional spotting to margins;Vale Press. Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch. The Most Interesting Trial for Witchcraft ever known … Translated from the German by Lady Duff Gordon. London: printed at the Ballantyne Press, sold by Hacon & Ricketts, the Vale Press, 1903. One of 300 copies, folio, original holland-backed boards, printed labels to spine and front board, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, spine worn and stained, book-label of Campbell Dodgson to front pastedown;Shakespeare Head Press. The Shakespeare Head Press Booklets No. I [-VI]. Stratford-on-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1906. 6 works in 1 volume, first 2 works stated second edition, 16mo, contemporary sheep (probably original), rubbed in places;Nonesuch Press. The Temple. Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations. Nonesuch Press, 1927. 2 copies, each one of 1500, large 8vo, original patterned cloth, one copy with dust jacket (chipped);Nonesuch Press. X Sermons preached by that Late Learned and Rev. Divine John Donne. London: Nonesuch Press, 1923. Folio, original holland-backed boards, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, covers slightly marked;Beaumont Press. Madrigals and Chronicles , being newly found Poems written by John Clare. Edited with a Preface and Commentary by Edmund Blunden. London: Beaumont Press, 1924. One of 310 copies on hand-made paper, 8vo, original cloth-backed patterned boards; and 7 others, mainly Nonesuch Press (15)

Private press
Collection of limited editions by Vale, Nonesuch and other presses
[Vale Press]. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. London: printed at the Ballantyne Press, sold by Hacon and Ricketts, 1900. One of 300 copies, 2 volumes, folio, original holland-backed boards, printed labels to spines and front covers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, foliate woodcut initial and border designed by Charles Ricketts, bookplates, spine-labels browned and cracked, damp-stain to spine of volume 1, a few spots to outer leaves, occasional spotting to margins;Vale Press. Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch. The Most Interesting Trial for Witchcraft ever known … Translated from the German by Lady Duff Gordon. London: printed at the Ballantyne Press, sold by Hacon & Ricketts, the Vale Press, 1903. One of 300 copies, folio, original holland-backed boards, printed labels to spine and front board, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, spine worn and stained, book-label of Campbell Dodgson to front pastedown;Shakespeare Head Press. The Shakespeare Head Press Booklets No. I [-VI]. Stratford-on-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1906. 6 works in 1 volume, first 2 works stated second edition, 16mo, contemporary sheep (probably original), rubbed in places;Nonesuch Press. The Temple. Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations. Nonesuch Press, 1927. 2 copies, each one of 1500, large 8vo, original patterned cloth, one copy with dust jacket (chipped);Nonesuch Press. X Sermons preached by that Late Learned and Rev. Divine John Donne. London: Nonesuch Press, 1923. Folio, original holland-backed boards, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, covers slightly marked;Beaumont Press. Madrigals and Chronicles , being newly found Poems written by John Clare. Edited with a Preface and Commentary by Edmund Blunden. London: Beaumont Press, 1924. One of 310 copies on hand-made paper, 8vo, original cloth-backed patterned boards; and 7 others, mainly Nonesuch Press (15)

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