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Nursery Rhymes. by  Vita SACKVILLE-WEST - Signed First Edition - 1947 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 146136)

Nursery Rhymes.

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Nursery Rhymes.

by SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita

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About This Item

London: The Dropmore Press,, 1947. Signed and specially bound Quarto. Original half vellum by Evans, orange cloth sides, titles gilt to spine, gilt vignette to front cover, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Title page and initial letter printed in pink and black. Bookplate of John Raymond Danson to front pastedown. Some typical natural variation to tone of the vellum, contents clean and fresh. A lovely copy. First edition, signed limited issue, number 10 of 25 signed and specially bound copies; from a total edition of 550 copies. Cross & Ravenscroft-Hulme A45.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
146136
Title
Nursery Rhymes.
Author
SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: The Dropmore Press,
Date published
1947

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
bookplate
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First Edition
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title page
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quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
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spine
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