UN AGE A L'AUTRE.
Linephty, Maur Guillaume
Limited to 175 numbered copies. Descriptive text on the historical aspects of printing and different kinds of book illustration techniques. Each section has a full color pictorial initial letter printed using stencils. Frederic Melcher bookplate and a nice presentation from the author to Melcher. Paper on spine is partially chipped away at extremities and covers soiled.
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by Woolf, Virginia
Third English edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (Woolmer 155; Kirkpatrick A3c). Published November 1927; the British Museum copy is dated 17 November 1927 (Kirkpatrick). Illustrated by Vanessa Bell. Brief novel set in the luxuriant flora of Kew Gardens. Front board decorated azure blue, lime-green and milk-chocolate brown. Title page also milk-chocolate brown. Text, on recto of leaf only, is surrounded by black and white illustrations by Bell. Printed and engraved by Herbert Reiach, Limited. Spine rebacked. Boards soiled and stained, slightly worn at edges. Pencil notations on back pastedown. Slight tanning.