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Elizabethan Love Songs

Price: 275.00 USD

Barham Manor, Suffolk: The Cupid Press, 1955. 8vo. vii, [5], 135 pp. A magnificent production. From the colophon: " Of this book six hundred and sixty copies only have been printed and bound in Great Britain by W.S. Cowell Ltd. of Ipswich, for the Cupid Press, of Barham Manor, Suffolk. The text is set in 12 point Bembo; the decorative borders are Monotype versions of Elizabethan fleurons. The colour lithographs have been drawn on plastocowell film by John Piper and printed by W.S. Cowell Ltd. The Antique laid paper was mould-made by T.H. Saunders, and the paper boards were hand-marbled by Douglas Cockerell & Son." No. 125 of 660 copies. Signed by John Piper, the artist. Fine in the original glassine which shows a little loss.

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