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The Hand Book of Mediaeval Alphabets and Devices

Shaw, Henry

Published by William Pickering, London, 1853
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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4to. [8] pp followed by 36 plates. Plates are duotone, and so less visual "pop" than the hand-colored plates of other Shaw titles, but still a superb reference and probably just about the most widely circulated of the Shaw titles in his day. Spine darkened so lettering obscured, readable but barely. Blue of cloth somewhat uneven. Some foxing and/or soiling affecting a few plates. Upper edge of other plates with film of soil. Otherwise mostly clean, if not exactly bright. Bookseller Inventory # 001646

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Title: The Hand Book of Mediaeval Alphabets and ...

Publisher: William Pickering, London

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Blindstamped Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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