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Art & Prudence: An Essay by  Eric Gill - 1928 - from Bromer Booksellers (SKU: 29213)

Art & Prudence: An Essay

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Art & Prudence: An Essay

by Gill, Eric

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Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. Gill, Eric. Octavo. (vii), 18, (i)pp. Illustrated with two full-page woodcuts by Eric Gill, plus a title-page device. The text comprises a lecture Gill delivered at Manchester University in 1928, revised for this edition. This is Gill's own copy, with his bookplate on the front paste-down. Bound in orange cloth over boards, with original orange-printed dust wrapper. Spines of wrapper and binding show negligible fading, edges of wrapper faintly creased. A fine, bright copy overall, with excellent provenance.

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Bookseller
Bromer Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
29213
Title
Art & Prudence: An Essay
Author
Gill, Eric
Illustrator
Gill, Eric
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Golden Cockerel Press
Place of Publication
Waltham Saint Lawrence
Date published
1928
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated Books; Fine Printing;

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Bromer Booksellers specializes in rare and beautiful books. Owned and operated by Anne Bromer, who has been in the business of fine books for over fifty years, our shop carries a range of important private press books, designer bookbindings, illustrated books, children's books, and miniature books.

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