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UNCLE DOTTERY. A Christmas Story. With two wood engravings by Eric Gill

UNCLE DOTTERY. A Christmas Story. With two wood engravings by Eric Gill

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UNCLE DOTTERY. A Christmas Story. With two wood engravings by Eric Gill

by GILL. ERIC. Illustrates. POWYS. T. F

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Printed by Henry Hill Limited, for Douglas Cleverdon. Bristol. 1930. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (8.2 x 5.2 inches). One of 350 copies, numbered and signed by Powys. Publishers green and white decorative paper covered boards with black buckram spine, lettered in gilt. A fine copy with the original prospectus loosely inserted. 300 ordinary copies were issued, numbered and signed by Powys and bound as this copy at 10s and 50 special copies, numbered 1-50, bound in quarter vellum, signed by Powys, and containing extra prints of the 2 engravings were issued at 30s. The prospectus shows the projected price for the ordinary copies (15s) crossed through and the new, lower price typed in. Although dated 1930 the book wasn't published until march 1931. --Evan Gill. Bibliography of Eric Gill. No. 394.

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UNCLE DOTTERY. A Christmas Story. With two wood engravings by Eric Gill
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GILL. ERIC. Illustrates. POWYS. T. F
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Printed by Henry Hill Limited, for Douglas Cleverdon. Bristol. 1930
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Buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
New
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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....
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. ...
Gilt
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...

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