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Five Types. A Book of Essays by  G. K Chesterton - 30 copies of this edition have been printed on Japanese Vellum a - 1910 - from Lonesome Water Books (SKU: 10329)

Five Types. A Book of Essays

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Five Types. A Book of Essays

by Chesterton, G. K

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London: Arthur Humphreys, 1910. 30 copies of this edition have been printed on Japanese Vellum and bound in Levant morocco [signed] by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, of which this is No. 1. Fine. 12mo., pp. 69 [1), red plush end papers, a.e.g., Signed by George Sutcliffe on the limitation page. Elaborate gilt tooled decorated binding. Essay headings have paste on illustrations.-- Slipcase probably some faded and has some light rubbing to the extremities. Otherwise an absolutely gorgeous example (without any imperfections) of an early Sangorski & Sutcliffe binding. "Sangorski & Sutcliffe is a firm of bookbinders established in London in 1901. It is considered to be one of the most important bookbinding companies of the 20th century, famous for its luxurious jeweled bindings that used real gold and precious stones in their book covers".-wiki.


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Five Types. A Book of Essays
Chesterton, G. K
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Used - Fine
30 copies of this edition have been printed on Japanese Vellum a
Arthur Humphreys
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Vintage Books, Literature, Essays, G. K. Chesterton, Fine Press Books, Fine bindings, Sangorski & Sutcliffe, Leather bindings, Full Leather,

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We are a brick and mortar store located in Beautiful Sisters, Oregon. We have a stock of approximately 10,000 books, 80 percent of which are hardbound. We also carry old prints (decorative and original) and maps.


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Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ... [More]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [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]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also... [More]
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... [More]

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