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Or, you know, today plus business days for shipping. Text in double columns, black letter English for preliminaries, Schwabacher for the text with roman for marginalia and disputed words , General title within woodcut border attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger, Separate titles within woodcut borders composed of eight blocks for parts two The seconde parte of the Olde Testament and four All the Prophetes in Englishe of the Old Testament, the Apocrypha and the New Testament, each with separate registers and foliation as well as for the Book of Job which has a drop title , woodcut illustrations made from 68 woodblocks derived from designs by Hans Sebald Beham which first appeared in a Bible printed at Frankfurt by Christian Egenolff, , woodcut and flourished gothic script initials; washed and pressed, [Maltese cross]1—6, TT5, and folding map as usual supplied in fine old facsimile by John Harris, minor marginal repairs to some leaves chiefly to lower right corners.
Early twentieth-century crushed black morocco, spine in six compartments lettered gilt, gilt-ruled turn-ins, edges gilt; spine and board edges very lightly rubbed. From the collection of Dr. Adam Clarke , a prominent Methodist theologian and contemporary of John Wesley. Clarke is best remembered for his commentary on the English Bible, in which he references this volume. Bound in a fine signed Riviere binding with inner gilt. The entirety in incredibly fine clean condition.
Own the Finest. An exceptional copy in the original boards, with the edges untrimmed. A splendid association copy from the library of Major Roger Alden. He fought at Germantown in October , and spent the winter at Valley Forge. He rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as aide-de camp, with the brevet rank of Major, to Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington. After the war Alden was elected deputy secretary of the Continental Congress, became deputy secretary of Foreign Affairs under Washington, and was the man entrusted with the original Constitution after its signing.
Two years later, Alden was again entrusted with the great state papers, this time including the Declaration of Independence. Roger Alden, the late Deputy Secretary of Congress; who is requested to take charge of them until farther directions shall be given. Those papers, which more properly appertain to the office of Foreign Affairs, are under the superintendence of Mr. Jay, who has been so obliging as to continue his good offices, and they are in the immediate charge of Mr.
This is one of the most desirable examples of The Federalist remaining in private hands. Original red cloth, titles to front cover and spine gilt. Housed in a custom red quarter morocco and cloth slipcase, with matching chemise. Spine slightly faded, small white mark to centre of spine, light foxing to contents.
A very good copy. This is one of the earliest copies inscribed by Joyce: under his onerous contract with Grant Richards, he was obliged to purchase copies of the book himself, and this copy would have been among the first batch sent out from London to the author after the official publication date, 15 June. Trieste was then in the grip of tight postal restrictions, with the Great War only days away, and foreigners in particular were subject to customs inspections and postal delays.
Joyce mentions these a number of times in his letters around this date. Rare: just three inscribed copies of Dubliners appear in auction records since , of which only one other was inscribed in the month of publication the other two were signed by Joyce much later, in the late s. Following Ellman, the traditional wisdom has been that Joyce requested Grant Richards to print the leaflet for him, but this is extremely unlikely.
There is no contact address given for Elkin Mathews; the typography and paper size are both characteristically Italian, rather than English; and the punctuation is eccentric at a time when Joyce was mulling over his reinvention of punctuation for Portrait.
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The press release is unrecorded as an original Joyce item, though, as it was clearly assembled from press cuttings and published by Joyce, it rightly belongs in the bibliography. Red morocco backed folding-case. A tall and very fresh copy. Engraved portrait of Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout third state on the title-page, woodcut initials and head- and tailpieces, text printed in two columns within rules.
This is the edition of which William Prynne complained that it was printed on best crown paper. It is estimated that the original edition was of 1, copies, shared between the five publishers listed in the colophon, all of whom were proprietors of rights to one or more of the plays. Hill at AbeBooks. The rarity of this book is well-known: it is revealing that Castiglioni, Choulant, and Garrison all cite the edition as the first printing. A very fine copy with all edges uncut and preserved in a slipcase.
Two contemporary annotators have made a number of neat comments in the wide margins.
This copy was clearly removed from a sammelband. The final four leaves have some worming, becoming increasingly more pronounced but not at all offensive touching the text of the final three leaves. As a celebrated cornerstone of the library at Stowe House, it was prominently featured in a large portrait of Dr. John Morecroft an early Reformer and previous owner. Contemporary black morocco, panelled in gold and with bands of silver applied to the covers and board edges, spine gilt in eight compartments, plain endpapers and gilt edges.
GmbH at AbeBooks. Occasional slight staining to edges near beginning, not touching text; a few pencil annotations by an economic scholar, ca. A quick and fun read and good for the night.
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