ESSEX HOUSE PRESS

£275.00

The Courtyer of Count Baldissar Castillo, divided into foure books

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London: Essex House Press, 1900.

Done into Englyshe by Thomas Hoby. Edited from the Cambridge University Library copy of the “Editio Princeps” of 1561, by Janet E. Ashbee, and carried out under the supervision of C.R. Ashbee, from whose hand is also the alphabet of bloomers. Number 200 of 200 copies printed in Caslon type on specially watermarked hand-made paper. 9.5 X 7.25 ins. iv, 391 pp. Full vellum with gilt title on spine and double gilt rules on upper and lower covers. T.E.G., others uncut. Numerous wood engraved initials by C.R. Ashby. A very good copy with former owner’s bookplate on front paste-down.

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