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Quaint Conceits for Fruit-Trenchers. After Ye Olde Manere

by Willett, Henry

Condition: Very Good


Arnold House, Brighton: Published by Henry Willett. Very Good. 1885. Privately Printed. Original Wraps. 8vo Signed by Author A collection of odes to various kinds of fruit. Dedicated to John Ruskin. The book's design and typography are in a faux medieval style (pre-dating William Morris's Kelmscott Press). A genuinely scarce book, with only 3 copies in WorldCat (at the British Library, University of Oxford, and University of Cambridge). This copy is signed and inscribed by the author/publisher: "With kindly greetings for / 1886 / to Oliver Wendell Holmes / Boston, America / from Henry Willett / Brighton, England / 31-12-85." .
  • Bookseller: Wild Hills Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007904
  • Title: Quaint Conceits for Fruit-Trenchers. After Ye Olde Manere
  • Author: Willett, Henry
  • Format/binding: Original Wraps
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: Privately Printed
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Published by Henry Willett
  • Place: Arnold House, Brighton
  • Date published: 1885


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