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Book Condition: Very Good
Hardback in faux leather binding with gilt titles and four embossed illustrations on cover and four on the back cover, with five raised bands on spine, in Very Good condition, No dustwrapper, as issued. SIGNED COPY. With pp xviii, 318, b&w illustrations and index. Frontispiece picture 'Provocation'. Numbered copy 54 out of 1350 copies of which 750 are for sale in England and 525 are for sale in the USA. With previous owner's name and dedication. Some pages are uncut. Printed in monotype poliphilus on Japon de Luxe. The Old Book: A Mediaeval Anthology. Edited and illuminated by Dorothy hartley. With an introduction by George Saintsbury. In eight parts: Of the Land, Of the people, Of the household, Travellers' tales, Of Doctors and science, Of Beasts, Of Fears and Ghosts, Of Curses and Prayers. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED.