This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Full cloth covers. Decorative stamped front board. Gilted lettering on backstrip. Binding split slightly. Traces of foxing., 750grams, ISBN:
Good. Good hardcover. Vol. XII only. Pages brown. A new edition, with a Goodlossary. Name on endpaper. Small tear on top edge of title page. Corners rubbed and bent. Edges of spine rubbed and bumped. Spine darker Goodreen than rest of cover. Light water stain on front endpaper. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
Fair. Signed by Previous Owner With Prefatory and Explanatory Notes. Maynard's English Classic Series, No. 27. Wear to wraps, light stains, signed by owner on front. Red stain on rear wraps bleeding through to rear, inside cover. Sticker shock on first page. Several pencil notations, else text very good.
Coll-U7-Good. Cambridge University Press; 1909. 2 volumes. 4to. Limited to 350 copies on handmade paper before type distributed, this is #82 0f 300 hand numbered copies. Beautiful Celtic style hand-painted tail pieces, deckle edges. Paper spine labels are missing. Original tan boards have been modified, by a previous owner, to a dull black (possibly with shoe polish, is our best guess). Although dry, the black ink is flaky and a bit messy to the touch (and rather unattractive, to be clear). This set would be lovely if professionally rebound.
Hardbacks in slipcase. This edition consists of 1500 numbered copies which have been signed by illustrator Agnes Miller Parker, of which this is number 1313. Very good to Near Fine condition books in Very good condition dustjackets. Slipcase in Very Good condition. Light spine fade to dustjacket, dime sized faded stain to spine of dustjacket of Volume 1. Very light edgewear to dustjacket consisting of a few tiny edge tears which are too small to repair, and which would not be worth mentioning but for the price of this book. Very light wear to slipcase. Tight, bright, attractive copy with no markings to the books.
Parker, Agnes Miller. Disposed into twelve bookes fashioning xii morall vertues, With an introduction by John Hayward, decorations drawn by John Austen, and wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. in two volumes. 4to, pp. [xiv], 992. Bound in cloth with printed dust jacket (spine faded). A fine copy in little soiled publisher's box. The text of this edition of The Faerie Queene follows that edited by J. C. Smith for the Clarendon Press in 1909. This edition consists of 1500 copies printed for members of the Limited Editions Club by Charles Batey printer to the University Oxford. The decorations for this edition were made by that fine Englsih artists John Austen before his death and the engravings in illustation of the text were made by his friend Agnes Miller Parker and signed by her.
Crane, Walter. Fine. Bold illustrations by Walter Crane. Originally issued in 19 parts, Seven title pages, eighty-eight full page woodcut illustrations, one double page, 132 head and tailpieces and numerous woodcut initials. Now exquisitely rebound in 3/4 crimson crushed morocco, 6 volumes, small 4to, marbled endpapers. London: George Allen, 1895-97. A fine set. Bold illustrations by Walter Crane. Originally issued in 19 parts, Seven title pages, eighty-eight full page woodcut illustrations, one double page, 132 head and tailpieces and numerous woodcut initials. Now exquisitely rebound in 3/4 crimson crushed morocco, 6 volumes, small 4to, marbled endpapers. London: George Allen, 1895-97. A fine set. Limited first book-form edition of Walter Crane's "most ambitious project of book illustration" (Lacy, 103), one of 1000 large-paper copies.
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