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ID: 2506
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles: Illustrated by BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John

Category: Illustrated

Maastricht, Baron Emile Van der Borch.1933.


Privately printed limited edition; 8vo; bound in black Morocco with title panel to front in brown Morocco, with original blue paper wrappers bound in with white paper label. Signed in pencil, 'John Buckland-Wright 1932' on blank page facing the last engraving and text. One of the first edition of 50 copies. Not for sale although some copies were in fact sold at 3gns. In this edition the wood-engravings of female nudes are in white line. Printed by A.A.M. Stols at Maastricht for the Baron Emile Van der Borch, whose three ravens appear naturally disposed with a female nude as a tail piece. Together with a set of the eleven wood engravings on laid Japan paper, each with the studio stamp of John Buckland Wright on the verso. Full margins, various sizes. A fine set with just a little wear to the extremities of the book. Reid A12i.

Price £6000.00

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