SANDFORD, LETTICE

£325.00

The Amorous Poem entitled Hero & Leander

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London: Golden Hours Press, 1933.

Begun by Christopher Marlowe and finished by George Chapman. 1598 edition together with Two Lyrics by Chr. Marlowe. Number 52 of 200 copies for sale. Printed in Bembo type on pure rag hand-made paper at the Chiswick Press. 10.75 X 8 ins. 88 pp. This is the deluxe binding of half brown morocco with two raised gilt-ruled bands. Gilt titling on spine. T.E.G., others uncut. Wood engravings by Lettice Sandford: 4 full page, 1 half-page. Of the original edition less than 100 were bound. The remainder were taken over by Hollis & Carter who issued them in a less expensive, green buckram binding. A near fine copy and rare in the deluxe binding.

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