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The Garden Of Caresses Translated From The Arabic By Franz Toussaint Now Rendered Into English By Christopher Sandford : Engravings On Copper By Gertrude Hermes by  Franz (Trans.) Toussaint - First UK Edition - 1934 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 2222322244877)

The Garden Of Caresses Translated From The Arabic By Franz Toussaint Now Rendered Into English By Christopher Sandford : Engravings On Copper By Gertrude Hermes

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The Garden Of Caresses Translated From The Arabic By Franz Toussaint Now Rendered Into English By Christopher Sandford : Engravings On Copper By Gertrude Hermes

by Toussaint, Franz (Trans.)

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good++
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About This Item

The sole UK printing published by The Golden Cockerel Press in 1934 for subscribers only. Number '77' of 275 copies. The book is in VG++ condition. Free from inscriptions. Original quarter vellum spine and blue cloth. Top edge gilt with others uncut. Some light blemishes to the vellum and cloth. Internally, some mild offsetting to the blank end-papers with some very little light spotting to the extreme page edges in places. 8 header engravings on copper by Gertrude Hermes which are all in fine condition. The book is protected in loose Mylar archival cover. A very handsome production. Collectible. Very scarce. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcome direct contact.

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Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
2222322244877
Title
The Garden Of Caresses Translated From The Arabic By Franz Toussaint Now Rendered Into English By Christopher Sandford : Engravings On Copper By Gertrude Hermes
Author
Toussaint, Franz (Trans.)
Illustrator
Hermes, Gertrude
Book condition
Used - Very Good++
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Golden Cockerel Press
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1934
Keywords
Caresses, Cockerel, Hermes, Sandford, Toussaint

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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