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Ecclesiastes or, The Preacher.

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Ecclesiastes or, The Preacher.

by Shahn, Ben (illustrator)

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Folio. Paris: The Trianon Press, [1966?]. Folio, (23) ff. Full green crushed morocco over boards with slip case. Slipcase is white boards with discolored photograph of the cover illustration glued on, but detaching. Rough photographs and facsimiles of the pages, once glued in place, now mostly detached. Glue stains and discoloration on pages throughout. Scattered pencil notes on scraps of paper loosely inserted. Inscribed at front endpaper “Binding Beautiful, B.S.” in pencil, with a loose sheet at front with the word “Wonderful” in pencil. § Ben Shahn’s copy of the mock-up of the Trianon Press edition of Ecclesiastes or, The Preacher.

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Bookseller
John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
108000
Title
Ecclesiastes or, The Preacher.
Author
Shahn, Ben (illustrator)
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Trianon Press
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
[1966?]
Size
Folio

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About John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller

John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller offers an exceptional selection of rare books and manuscripts from medieval times through the twentieth century; we specialize in illustrated material, particularly the work of William Blake and his circle. Located in downtown San Francisco, we have served an international clientele of private collectors, libraries, and institutions for 35 years. We are actively purchasing books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin remain special interests. We are members of the ABAA, ILAB, and PBFA, and we subscribe to the code of ethics endorsed by reputable antiquarian booksellers worldwide.

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inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been... [More]
folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description. Further,... [More]
slip case
A protective sleeve, often made of decorative cardboard or leather which houses a book. It is open on one end, so as to allow... [More]
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... [More]

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