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THE LIFE OF ST. GEORGE:  PRINTED FROM THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF WILLIAM CAXTON by  William Caxton - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1957 - from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA (SKU: 041215)

THE LIFE OF ST. GEORGE: PRINTED FROM THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF WILLIAM CAXTON

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THE LIFE OF ST. GEORGE: PRINTED FROM THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF WILLIAM CAXTON

by Caxton, William

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New Fairfield, Conn: Bruce Rogers, 1957. Limited Edition. Original Cloth. Fine. pp: 14, (1), colophon; silver logo of October House Classics, red-and-gilt picture on first page of text. Bound in blind-stamped black cloth, gilt spine title, red-and-white shield of St. George on both covers, top edges gilt. Gilt label of Phillip C. Duschnes, Rare Books, on rear pastedown. 9.5" x 6" One of 300 copies, designed by Bruce Rogers, and printed at The Thistle Press on Ingres d' Arches paper and bound by Frank Fortney.

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book dealer
R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
041215
Title
THE LIFE OF ST. GEORGE: PRINTED FROM THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF WILLIAM CAXTON
Author
Caxton, William
Format/binding
Original Cloth
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bruce Rogers
Place of Publication
New Fairfield, Conn
Date Published
1957
Keywords
private press; small press; fine printing; bruce rogers; saint george; william caxton
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Established 1970, we are generalist antiquarian booksellers. We specialize in old and unusual books, manuscripts, and ephemera. We no longer sell at book fairs. Please see the catalogs on our website, or browse our stock for your interests. We are grateful for your orders. Thank you. -- Bob & Alison Petrilla Professional affiliations: American Antiquarian Society, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA, Library Company of Philadelphia, Philobiblon Club.

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