NASH, JOHN

£850.00

The Shephearde’s Calendar, conteyning twelve aegologues proportionable tom the twelve months.

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London: the Cresset Press, 1930.

By Edmund Spenser. Number 47 of 350 copies printed on Barcham Green hand-made paper. Text set in Granjon Old Face (used here for the first time) and designed by George W. Jones, the printer of this book, at “the Sign of the Dolphin”. 13 X 7.75 ins. 133 pp. Quarter bound in vellum with white linen covered boards. Gilt title on spine. T.E.G., others uncut. Title page and 12 monthly headings illustrated by John Nash and hand-stencilled using the Pochoir process at the Curwen Press. A remarkably fine copy still in its original dust-jacket and slip case. Dust-jacket slightly chipped with slightly soiled spine. Slipcase rubbed.

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