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[Binding, Fine- Bound by M.B.] Saint Francis of Assisi: XII Scenes from his Life and Legend after Giotto

[Binding, Fine- Bound by M.B.] Saint Francis of Assisi: XII Scenes from his Life and Legend after Giotto

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[Binding, Fine- Bound by M.B.] Saint Francis of Assisi: XII Scenes from his Life and Legend after Giotto

by G.F. Hill (Introduction & Notes)

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London: Published at the Oxford University Press by Humphrey Milford; The Medici Society, 1915. First Edition. First Edition. 12mo. Attractively bound in the style of Douglas Cockerell, and signed on the back lower dentelle, "M*B," possibly: (Maud Bird, Mary Bulkley, Maud Bartholomew, etc.). Attractive russet brown crushed morocco (signed "M B") in the Arts & Crafts style, with gilt ruling to covers and title in gilt to the top of the front cover. Blind tooling extending from spine bands, terminating in three gilt dots. 12 tipped-in black & white plates. Near fine.

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Nudelman Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
6581
Title
[Binding, Fine- Bound by M.B.] Saint Francis of Assisi: XII Scenes from his Life and Legend after Giotto
Author
G.F. Hill (Introduction & Notes)
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Published at the Oxford University Press by Humphrey Milford; The Medici Society
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1915

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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....
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Dentelle
Borders on the inner edge of a book with a lacy pattern, most often gilt. Popular in France during the 18th century on covers of...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
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...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...

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