OLD REAM WRAPPERS, AN ESSAY ON EARLY REAM WRAPPERS OF ANTIQUARIAN INTEREST.
Taylor A8. One of 375 numbered copies. This was by far the largest Bird & Bull edition to date. It took Mr. Morris thirty weeks just to make the paper used for it. The book was the result of a trip the Morrises took to Europe in 1967. The separately issued envelope containing two reproductions of a ream wrapper is not present.
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MEMOIR OF THE LIFE OF JOHN BOWDLER, ESQ.
by Bowdler, John
First edition. Presentation copy. John Bowdler (1746-1823), a writer on religious and church affairs, was the author of Select Pieces in Verse and Prose (1818). Inscribed "From the Author" on the half title. Bookplates are on the front paste down and the front free endpapers, both from the Locker family. There are a few notes in pencil scattered throughout from a previous owner. Front free endpaper is loose. Boards are rubbed and worn around the edges with light staining and some small scratches. Parts of the gilt border on both covers is worn off. The front hinge has cracked.