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The Song of Roland
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The Song of Roland

By Mancrief, Charles Scott

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1938. Limited Edition. Tall Octavo. 138pp. Limited to 1500 copies signed by Valenti Angelo who illustrated and did the hand-illuminations. The Song of Roland is an epic poem based on the Battle of Roncevaux Pass in 778, during the reign of Charlemagne. A small chapel of the Holy Spirit sits near a stream in a wooded valley and a few dwellings marks the burial ground of Roland and the peers of Charlemagne who fell there during this battle. Bound in 1/4 gilt decorated vellum over blue paper covered boards pictorially stamped in gilt, blue and red, top edge gilt. A near fine copy in worn and stained slipcase.

$90.00

The Iceman Cometh
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The Iceman Cometh

By O'Neill, Eugene

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 2000 copies signed by Leonard Baskin, illustrator, with introduction by Irma Jaffe. A lovely copy bound in gray paper covered boards, paper labels to upper board and spine, with LEC letter laid in. in slipcase. Fine.

$250.00

The Spider and the Fly
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The Spider and the Fly

By Howitt, Mary

London; [1939]: Helen and George Macy. Limited Edition. Quarto. 8pp. limited to 250 copies. A special New Years gift by George Macy and his wife Helen founder of the Limited Editions Club to give as gifts to friend and 50 copies given to Linda Macy to present to her friends. Composed at the Nonesuch Press in London on Unbleached Arnold paper. Bound in maroon linen lettered in gilt, spine plain. A very nie copy.

$75.00