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The Life of Saint David

by Ernest Rhys editor

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About This Item

Newtown: Gregynog Press, 1927. First Edition. vellum. fine/fine. 4° (252 x 190mm). Half title, Poliphilus type on Batchelor hand-made paper, 41pp. Limited to 175 copies and scarce in trade. Printed in blue and black with red initial letters and red paragraph marks drawn by Horace Walter Bray. Illustrated with 25 small, figural wood engravings by Robert Ashwin Maynard and Bray, all beautifully handcolored. Bound in full vellum with gilt-stamped spine. Top edge gilt. Attractively housed in a morocco-backed marbled chemise, with matching slipcase. A fine copy of one of the most beautiful books by Gregynog Press. (Harrop 7)

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Bookseller
Blue Sky Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
4288
Title
The Life of Saint David
Author
Ernest Rhys editor
Format/Binding
Vellum
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gregynog Press
Place of Publication
Newtown
Date Published
1927

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Half Title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...

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