GREGYNOG PRESS

£400.00

COMUS a mask by John Milton

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Newtown: Gregynog Press, 1931.

A Mask by John Milton. Number 197 of 225 copies (total edition 250 copies) set in 12 pt. Baskerville type and printed on Japanese vellum. 11 X 7 ins. 26 pp. Backed in yellow buckram with buff paper covered boards. Gilt title on spine and upper cover. Frontispiece and 6 full page wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton. “Wood engraving of immense technical wizardry. The “Comus” illustrations are delicious.” (“Print Collector’s Quarterly”, 1934). A fine copy with small stain on spine and in original glasine dust-jacket with some loss.

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