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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni numbered 552 of 600 limited edn publ 1897 Lawrence & Bullen trans by W.G. Waters illus E.R Hughes

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Publisher: Lawrence & Bullen Ltd., London, 1897. 1st English translation edition thus. Limited edition of 600 copies for England and America of which this is numbered 552 in ink opposite title page. Hardcover, 312 pages, now first translated into English by W.G. Waters, illustrated with 11 full page tissue-guarded sepia plates by E.R.Hughes R.W.S. Cover, in light brown patterned silk cloth boards with gilt titling to spine and small gilt design to front, is in good, firm and bright condition commensurate with age with slight fading to spine, a little bumping to spine extremities, corners and along fore-edges and a few minor marks. Internally, the book is in good, firm and clean condition with tight binding, clear text pages and illustrations and no creases, tears or significant marks. There is a neat pen inscription on title page and some foxing to endpapers and first few and last few pages of the book. Light tanning to pages commensurate with age. Rough cut pages as common for limited edition books at the time with several still uncut. This is one of a limited edition of 600 'for England and America' and this is clearly numbered '552' in ink opposite the title page. Eleven lovely tissue-guarded full page sepia plates by E.R. Hughes. A magnificent and rare edition.

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translated into English by W.G. Waters
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Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Lawrence & Bullen Ltd., London, 1897. 1st edition thus. Number 552 of 600 limited edition
Title:
The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni numbered 552 of 600 publ 1897 Lawrence & Bullen illus E.R Hughes

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Publisher: Lawrence & Bullen Ltd., London, 1897. 1st English translation edition thus. Limited edition of 600 copies for England and America of which this is numbered 552 in ink opposite title page. Hardcover, 312 pages, now first translated into English by W.G. Waters, illustrated with 11 full page tissue-guarded sepia plates by E.R.Hughes R.W.S. Cover, in light brown patterned silk cloth boards with gilt titling to spine and small gilt design to front, is in good, firm and bright condition commensurate with age with slight fading to spine, a little bumping to spine extremities, corners and along fore-edges and a few minor marks. Internally, the book is in good, firm and clean condition with tight binding, clear text pages and illustrations and no creases, tears or significant marks. There is a neat pen inscription on title page and some foxing to endpapers and first few and last few pages of the book. Light tanning to pages commensurate with age. Rough cut pages as common for limited edition books at the time with several still uncut. This is one of a limited edition of 600 'for England and America' and this is clearly numbered '552' in ink opposite the title page. Eleven lovely tissue-guarded full page sepia plates by E.R. Hughes. A magnificent and rare edition.

Author(s):
translated into English by W.G. Waters
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Lawrence & Bullen Ltd., London, 1897. 1st edition thus. Number 552 of 600 limited edition
Title:
The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni numbered 552 of 600 publ 1897 Lawrence & Bullen illus E.R Hughes

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