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ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES by Frederic G. Kenyon - Hardcover - 1/1/1927 - from SequiturBooks and Biblio.co.uk

ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES

by Frederic G. Kenyon

Condition: Very Good


The Caxton Club, 1/1/1927. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. [10], 83 pp., 30 plates. 1 of 350 copies. Original quarter vellum over marbled boards, top edge gilt. Later plain jacket. Pamphlet for volume tipped in. Rubbing, light soiling to spine. Crisp, clean and sound. Printed by Bruce Rogers at the press of William Henry Rudge in Mount Vernon, New York; plates by Emery Walker. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.
  • Bookseller: SequiturBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1004030013
  • Title: ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES
  • Author: Frederic G. Kenyon
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Caxton Club
  • Date published: 1/1/1927
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books on Books;


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tipped in
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spine
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vellum
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top edge gilt
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jacket
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Marbled boards
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rubbing
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