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THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER Now Newly Printed

By: [Kelmscott Press; Morris, William; Cobden-Sandersen; T. J. and Eccles,David (binding design)]; Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1200

Condition: Near fine


Folio (12" x 16¾"). pp. iv; 552; [3] pp. No. 532 of 1010 copies. Full cream Nigerian goatskin blocked in gold with the original design by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, redrawn by David Eccles. Blue cloth clamshell box with leather spine label. Two blue ribbon markers; t.e.g. An extraordinary facsimile of the Kelmscott Press' masterpiece, and what many consider the most beautiful of all printed books.As noted in the colophon: "The facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer h... View more info

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

By: [Thomson, Hugh (cover design and illustrations)]; Austen, Jane; Saintsbury,George (preface)

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2148

Condition: Near fine


C8vo (5” x 7 ”). pp. 476. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of a peacock perched on a sundial in full display in gold on smooth green cloth, with feathers filling the entire cover and surrounding the titles; spine with titles and scattered peacock feather motifs; a.e.g. Includes 160 illiustrations - from full page to amusing allegorical chapter heads and tail pieces, to charming and sometimes emblematic historiated initial caps; a.e.g. The first fully... View more info

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD WITH A PREFACE BY AUSTIN DOBSON AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY HUGH THOMSON

By: [Thomson, Hugh. (Illustrator)]; Goldsmith, Oliver; Dobson, Austin (preface)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1890

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 203

Condition: Very good


C8 (5 ¼ x 7 ¼). p. xxxv; 305. +6pp.advts. Green half-calf ruled in gold over black, tan and white marbled boards in the feather pattern.Spine has filigree rules in gold with two red morocco labels with titles in gold. t.e.g; marbled eps. Frontispiece and 181 vignette illustrations by Hugh Thomson, and includes a suppressed plate seen only in this edition on p. 95 that features a maid reading a hand-bill while seated on the back of man bending over. Original binding mo... View more info

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THE NEW DAY A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS

By: [WOMEN BINDING DESIGNERS]; [THE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT]; [GILDER, HELENA deKAY (binding design)]; GILDER, RICHARD WATSON

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong and Company: 1876 (1875)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1925

Condition: Near Fine


12mo (5 ” x 7"). pp. 112. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO DR. ABRAHAM COLES WITH A LEAF OF GILDER'S ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT NOTES FOR THE NEW DAY TIPPED IN. Unsigned binding design by Helena deKay Gilder and engraved by Henry Marsh of the head of a single peacock feather shown emerging from the bottom right corner of the cover in exquisite detail on blue-green sand-grained (San1: Krupp) cloth. Spine titles in gold; beveled edges, maroon eps. Includes section h... View more info