Feb 23, 2012 - Sale 2269

Sale 2269 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 960
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
ONE OF ONLY 9 HAND-ILLUMINATED COPIES (ALCUIN PRESS.) Cavendish, George. The Life and Death of Thomas Wolsey the Great Cardinal of England. Hand-illuminated in gold and colors by Mabel Scriven. 4to, gilt-pictorial polished red calf, extremities lightly rubbed. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. Chipping Camden, 1930

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number 6 of only 9 copies hand-illuminated with initials, head- and tail-pieces by mabel scriven from a total edition of 325.