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Hundreds and Thousands; The Journals of Emily Carr by  Emily Carr - 1966 - from Aquila Books and Biblio.com

Hundreds and Thousands; The Journals of Emily Carr

by Carr, Emily

Condition: near fine


Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1966. Undetermined. near fine. limited edition; no. 343 of 1000. [xxvi] 332 + 12 loose platespp. Quarto. Orignal nubbed blue cloth; accompanied by matchin 1/4 cloth portfolio. Both in matching paper covered slipcase. Spines of both volumes slightly faded. Limitation to verso of half title; photograph frontis. Illustrated with tipped in colour plates; further 12 plates loose in portfolio. A lovely set, beautifully illustrated and printed on rag paper. near fine Limited edition of Carr's published journals, illustrated with her own artwork. Carr notes in the preface that "Hundreds and Thousands are minute candies made in England- round sweetnesses, all colours and so small that separately they are not worth eating". Scarce. 1966


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