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Collected Works: Rose Freeman-Ishill by  Rose Freeman-Ishill - Limited/Numbered - 1962 - from Black Sheep Books (IOBA) and Biblio.com

Collected Works: Rose Freeman-Ishill

by Freeman-Ishill, Rose

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Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Oriole Press, 1962 Number 86/100 copies, none of which were printed for sale. Books were originally published between the years of 1917 and 1948; this compilation was published in 1962. A boxed set containing the collected works of Rose Freeman-Ishill, containing eight volumes: Vol. I- Petals Blown Adrift; Vol. II- Rain Among the Bamboos; Vol. III- Poems; Vol. IV- Dedications; Vol. V- Translations; Vol. VI- Carved Crosses; Vol. VII- Views and Reviews; and Vol. VIII- Miscellanea. Set contains eight slender volumes in a green cloth-covered box which has green and red titling on a spine label; each volume has a different colour of paper wraps on card covers, leading edges of text blocks untrimmed, Vol. I has blue and green titling on a white label on front, the remaining books have blue and red titling on front covers, Vol. 1 has a two-colour frontispiece which is a portrait of the author from a woodcut by Maurice Duvalet, each poem in Vol. 1 has an illuminated first letter, all volumes have a coloured woodcut illustration at back, pages range from 49 for Vol. 1 to 21 for Vol. V. Spines of each book very lightly faded, Vol. 1 has a slightly foxed title label and a pale small mark to front and back; Vol. II has a slight bump to upper spine end; Vol. III has some slight darkening on back cover along spine and a light bump to upper spine end; Vol. V has a tiny dark speck to back cover; Vol. VI has a slight bump to upper spine end; Vol. VII has a small, pale smudge on front and a light bump to upper spine end; Vol. VIII has some pale smudge to back, interiors of all volumes are clean and tight. The title label on the box is sunned. This is a very handsome set of books, in very nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Limited/Numbered. Card Cover in Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016407
  • Title: Collected Works: Rose Freeman-Ishill
  • Author: Freeman-Ishill, Rose
  • Format/binding:
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: Limited/Numbered
  • Publisher: Oriole Press
  • Place: Berkeley Heights, N.J.
  • Date published: 1962
  • Keywords: Chap Books, Poetry,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry; Antiquarian;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall

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