English Books 1475-1900; A Signpost for Collectors: SAWYER, Charles J. and F. J. Harvey Dutton

English Books 1475-1900; A Signpost for Collectors

SAWYER, Charles J. and F. J. Harvey Dutton

Published by E. P. Dutton, New York, 1927
Condition: Fine- Hardcover
From Fine Editions Ltd (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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"Two thousand sets of this book have been printed at the Riverside Press . . ." Tall, thick 8vo: xvi,[2],8-368; viii,423,[1]pp, with frontispiece, folding plate and 98 further full-page illustrations (chiefly facsimiles of title pages), many with tissue guards. Vol. I: Caxton to Johnson; voI. II: Gray to Kipling. Publisher's red buckram, spine stamped in gilt, covers framed in blind with double fillet; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; title page in red and black; tan typographic dust jackets lettered in black. About Fine (spine ends bumped), fresh, bright, unmarked and only lightly read; about Near Fine jackets (spine panels tanned, ends of which are lightly chipped). Discusses the high points of collecting English Literature, in an "attempt to show-chronologically, except for some pages on special subjects-which type of English book and, within strict limits, which books are today considered desirable by the book-collector; and, so far as is possible within the limits of our space, why they are desirable" (from the preface). Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB0844

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Title: English Books 1475-1900; A Signpost for ...

Publisher: E. P. Dutton, New York

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine-

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine-

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