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April Online Timed Auction

April 15, 2016

Lot #13
DepartmentBooks
Sold For$80.00(hammer price)
 $96.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMay 25, 2016

Description

(ILLUSTRATION)
Four titles. 1) Dryden, John (translator), Virgil's Georgics. Verona, Italy: Officina Bodoni, 1952. Limited edition for the members of the Limited Editions Club, numbered 1277 of 1500 copies. Illustrated by Bruno Bramanti. Signed by the engraver and printer. Q. Patterned paper boards. Top edge painted yellow. Brown paper slipcase. Backstrip faded. Tear to front pasted flyleaf along spine. 2) Cook, Thomas, The Genuine Graphic Works of Thomas Hogarth: Consisting of One Hundred & Sixty Engravings, Faithully Copied from the Originals. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, (n.d). Q. Full red morocco with gilt lettering and ornament. Aeg. Binding worn and disintegrating. One board off but present. Upper corner of front board and first several pages waterstained. Pages with handling wear and toning. 3) Empson, Patience (ed.), The Wood Engravings of Robert Gibbings. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1959. Q. Black cloth with gilt lettering and ornament. Top edge painted blue. Light wear and toning. 4) Khei, A True Story of Christmas from Tradition, Legend and History. N.Y.: Flame Press, 1917. Limited edition, numbered 74 of 300 copies. 12mo. Paper wrappers. Wear. Several pages with short tears.

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