WILLIAMS, CHARLES

£750.00

Heroes & Kings

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London: the Sylvan Press, 1930.

Nineteen poems by Charles Williams leading member of the Oxford “Inklings” and friend of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Wood Engravings by Norman Janes. One of 250 copies for sale (this one out of series). Set in 18 pt. Monotype Caslon and printed on Barcham Green hand-made paper. 12 X 8 ins. 76 pp. but not paginated. Crimson cloth with gilt blocked crown, sword and arch device on upper and lower covers. Red head and tailbands. T.E.G., others uncut. Included are seven of Charles Williams’ Arthurian poems. Illustrated with a title page vignette and 13 wood engravings by Norman Janes. Top of spine slightly pulled otherwise fine copy.

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