Feb 23, 2012 - Sale 2269

Sale 2269 - Lot 57

Price Realized: $ 300
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(CRESSET PRESS.) Bacon, Francis. The Essayes and Counsels Civill and Morall of Francis Lord Verulam Viscount St. Alban. Printed in red on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper at the Shakespeare Head Press. Titles and initials designed by Joscelyne Gaskin, printer's device in red on justification leaf. Folio, original full vellum gilt, some age discoloration and small surface bloom to front cover; spine gilt-lettered, top edges gilt, others uncut. number 217 of 250 copies. London, 1928

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with--The Shepheards Calender. Spenser, Edmund. Pochoir-colored illustrations by John Nash. Tall 4to, original 1/4 vellum-backed boards, light soiling to covers and spine, top edges gilt, others uncut. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. number 23 of 350 copies. London, 1930.