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Old Picture Books, with Other Essays on Bookish Subjects by  Alfred W Pollard - First Edition - 1902 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.co.uk

Old Picture Books, with Other Essays on Bookish Subjects

by Pollard, Alfred W

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spines, bookplates, pocket scars and perforated library marks on title pages. Boa


New York And London: Methuen and Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spines, bookplates, pocket . scars and perforated library marks on title pages. Boards lightly worn at . corners and head and foot of spine.. 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding with titles and illuminated letter O stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Many illustrations. 40 pages of publisher's ads at rear. Chapters include essays on Florentine rappresentazioni, two illustrated Italian Bibles, 15th and 16th century woodcuts, English books printed abroad, heraldic initials, the first English book sale, woodcuts in English plays pre-1660, printers' marks of the 15th and 16th centuries, the Franks collection of armorial book-stamps, and two concluding essays by Alice Pollard about a Queen Anne pocket-book and "Why Men Don't Marry". Chapters include essays on Florentine rappresentazioni, two illustrated Italian Bibles, 15th and 16th century woodcuts, English books printed abroad, heraldic initials, the first English book sale, woodcuts in English plays pre-1660, printers' marks of the 15th and 16th centuries, the Franks collection of armorial book-stamps, and two concluding essays by Alice Pollard about a Queen Anne pocket-book and "Why Men Don't Marry". Chapters include essays on Florentine rappresentazioni, two illustrated Italian Bibles, 15th and 16th century woodcuts, English books printed abroad, heraldic initials, the first English book sale, woodcuts in English plays pre-1660, printers' marks of the 15th and 16th centuries, the Franks collection of armorial book-stamps, and two concluding essays by Alice Pollard about a Queen Anne pocket-book and "Why Men Don't Marry".; Ex-Library; 282 pages .


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