Nonesuch books for Christmas 1925; for the spring 1926

[Nonesuch Press]

Nonesuch books for Christmas 1925; for the spring 1926.

Nonesuch Press, London, [1925]

CHF 54.–

Issued by 26 November 1925, when it was advertised in ‘The Times Literary Supplement’. Announcing for the winter of 1925: ‘Histories or tales of past times told by Mother Goose’, Burton’s ‘Anatomy of melancholy’, ‘The collected works of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester’, ‘The tale of Mr Tootleoo’ and for 1926: ‘The English poems of John Milton’, ‘Ulick and Soracha’, ‘The works of Thomas Otway’ and ‘The mistriss and other poems’. Contains the letter to ‘The Times Literary Supplement’ about the Fortune Press edition of ‘Plato’s Symposium’ loosely inserted.

Description: Grey Ingres paper covered boards, blocked in blind and gilt on front cover. Small octavo: 20 × 14 cm; pp. 15 [1]. Printed by Cambridge University Press in Poliphilus and Blado types on Vidalon handmade paper.

Inserted: Letter to ‘The Times Literary Supplement’ about Plato’s Symposium (13 × 11 cm) loosely inserted.

Ref.: Dreyfus: P10

Condition: Very light age toning to edges of covers and very minor abrasions and marks of usage. Lacking the glassine wrapper. Light age tanning to one side of free endpapers. Internally, clean and free of marks.

According to the age a good copy of a fragile and ephemeral production.

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