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The Amazons by  Clifford (Engravings)  Ivor & Webb - Hardcover - Special Illustrated Edition - 1948 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 11111112222233547)

The Amazons

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The Amazons: The scarce Deluxe edition

by Bannet, Ivor & Webb, Clifford (Engravings)

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • Signed
Very Good++
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by The Golden Cockerel Press, London in 1948. Number '36' of only 80 specially bound copies signed by both the author and artist to the limitation page. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Full brown morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with five raised bands, gilt spine titling and large gilt designs by the artist on the upper and lower covers. Gilt ruled turn-ins. top edge gilt and others uncut. 3 maps by Mina Greenhill and 10 wood engravings by Clifford Webb, 8 full page. Some discolouration and light marking to the outer fore edge of the front board and some light fading to the outer fore edge of the rear cover with a neat previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. The book is protected in loose Mylar archival cover. A very handsome production - 'Clifford Webb's wood engravings seemed to me the finest yet produced by this master of black and white.' (COCKALORUM 181). More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.


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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
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The Amazons
Bannet, Ivor & Webb, Clifford (Engravings)
Webb, Clifford
Book condition
Used - Very Good++
Quantity available
Special Illustrated Edition
The Golden Cockerel Press
Place of Publication
Date published
Bannet, Cockerel, Sangorski, Webb

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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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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: 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 : if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

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]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
fore edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine.   That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a...[more]
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]

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