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An ABC Of Birds And Beasts : One Of 70 Special Copies Signed By Enid Marx With A Set Of The 26 Engravings On Japon : With The Publisher's Prospectus And Related Ephemera by  Enid Marx - Signed First Edition - 1985 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 2222322244823)

An ABC Of Birds And Beasts : One Of 70 Special Copies Signed By Enid Marx With A Set Of The 26 Engravings On Japon : With The Publisher's Prospectus And Related Ephemera

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An ABC Of Birds And Beasts : One Of 70 Special Copies Signed By Enid Marx With A Set Of The 26 Engravings On Japon : With The Publisher's Prospectus And Related Ephemera

by Marx, Enid

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  • fine
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
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The sole UK printing published by Douglas Cleverdon, Clover Hill Editions, London in 1985. This is number 'LV' of only 70 special copies issued with 60 being for sale (there were also 300 trade copies issued). The BOOK is in Fine condition. Hand-set in Berthold Wolpe's Albertus type and printed on paper hand made by Barcham Green in 1937. Signed by Enid Marx to the limitation page and bound in limp vellum, with gilt titling to the spine. 26 woodcuts by Enid Marx printed from the blocks. Accompanied by a set of 32 engravings printed on Gampi Japon, comprising 26 engravings for the 26 letters, 2 discarded engravings and 4 alternative designs for the fabric. Housed in a slipcase of patterned fabric designed by Enid Marx with original ties. Loosely inserted are the publisher's Prospectus, a Compliment Slip from Douglas Cleverdon relating to this title and a Specimen Page (W - Walrus). An extremely handsome production now very elusive with such attributes. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
2222322244823
Title
An ABC Of Birds And Beasts : One Of 70 Special Copies Signed By Enid Marx With A Set Of The 26 Engravings On Japon : With The Publisher's Prospectus And Related Ephemera
Author
Marx, Enid
Illustrator
Marx, Enid
Format/binding
Limp Vellum
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Publisher
Douglas Cleverdon, Clover Hill Editions, London
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1985
Keywords
Cleverdon, Clover, Marx

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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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