THE PALACE OF PLEASURE.
- London : The Cresset Press 1929
- small 4to.
- quarter cloth with patterned paper-covered boards, cloth spine label, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges uncut.
- xxx,196; x,244; x,254; viii,227 pages.
- ISBN none / Order Nr. 107033
- Price: $ 250.00
Printed in an edition limited to 530 numbered copies of which this is one of 500 numbered copies on mould-made paper. (Ransom no.16). A collection of tales from various Greek, Latin, Italian, French, and English authors. Volume one contains an introduction by Hamish Miles, followed by a table of sources that Painter may have taken the stories from. Includes Painter's original dedication from 1566. Spine labels slightly age darkened. Slipcase worn and tape-repaired. Well preserved set.
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> PRIVATE PRESS & FINE PRINTING, TWENTIETH CENTURY
> UNITED KINGDOM
> CRESSET PRESS
> MILES, HAMISH
> BLISS, DOUGLAS PERCY
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> From the Collection of Arnold Leibowitz
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VARIATIONS AND QUOTATIONS
by Ritchie, Ward
First edition, limited to 50 copies.An interesting production from this great designer and printer. Contains one line quotes from a variety of famous people including Lawrence Clark Powell, Ernest Hemingway, and William Addison Dwiggins. Each is complimented by an abstract illustration of blocks and squares printed in a variety of colors. Signed by Ward Ritchie on the colophon, and by Joe D'Ambrosio at the foot of the rear pastedown. Spot on front cover.