MANUSCRITS ENLUMINES ET LIVRES RARES, COLLECTION ROBERT DANON.
Text in French. Catalogue of an auction held on March 21st, 1973. Lists and describes 134 illuminated manuscripts from the collection of Robert Danon. Each item is illustrated, some in color. Color illustrations tipped-in, but some are coming loose. Randeria bookplate on first leaf. Frontispiece leaf loose, wrappers worn and soiled, spine and wrappers tanned.
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> from the collection of Alfred Brazier and Phiroze Randeria
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by Bentley, Wilder (Editor).
Limited to 105 copies, set up and printed on a handpress by Wilder Bentley ("and his faithful spouse, Ellen") on dampened Strathmore Wayside Text for at The Archetype Press in Euclid Court, Berkeley, Ca and issued for private distribution among members of The Arts Club & their friends. Printed in "a bastard version" of Caslon Oldface italic and Goudy Modern roman. Wood-engraved abstraction of the initial i for the Prolegomena, vignette on the title-page, and design for the front cover by John C. Haley. Excerpts from chronicles of The Arts Club's past season. "It is not primarily designed to explain to the world in general what we are, what we do, how well we reason, or how badly we sing. Rather it is a souvenir, intended to revive some of our very happy memories." Finely printed.