152
152
Corvinus Press.
COLLECTION OF EIGHT VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
152
Corvinus Press.
COLLECTION OF EIGHT VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

English Literature, History and Children's Books & Illustrations

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Corvinus Press.
COLLECTION OF EIGHT VOLUMES, COMPRISING:

Liddell Hart, B.H. and Ronald Storrs. Lawrence of Arabia. 1936, number 27 of 25 copies on "Boswell" paper, signed by the authors, presentation inscription from the printer on front free endpaper, original buckram-backed boards, some spotting and damp-staining--

Findlay, Richard. Honour. 1936, number 21 of 70 copies, signed by the author, orignal vellum-backed cloth, slipcase--

Golding, Louis. The Dance goes On. 1937, number 19 of 33 copies on Simili Japon paper, signed by the author and artist, frontispiece lithograph by Pearl Binder, original buckrum-backed cloth, slipcase, slipcase worn with loss and adhesive tape repairs--

Zweig, Stefan. George Frederick Handel's Resurrection. 1938, number 18 of 30 copies on hand-made paper, signed by the author, original morocco, slipcase, browning and splitting to slipcase--

Golding, Louis. In the Steps of Moses the Lawgiver. 1938, number 9 of 30 copies, signed by the author, photographic illustrations, original buckram-backed cloth, slipcase, tears to acetate, slipcase worn--

Bates, H.E. I am not myself. 1939, number 34 of 35 copies on parchment paper, signed by the author, original morocco-backed boards, slipcase--

[Ramee, Louise de la] "Ouida". A Tale of a Toad. 1939, number 17 of 24 copies on Auvergne paper, original morocco-backed cloth, slipcase, some spotting and browning--

Strong, L.A.G. Coming to Tea. [n.d.], number 33 of 60 copies, signed by the author, original vellum-backed cloth, slipcase


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Catalogue Note

Roderick Cave notes in his volume The Private Press (London, 1971) that the Corvinus Press 'was to produce a series of small books which are among the handsomest of the period' and that 'the work of the Corvinus Press has never received the attention it merits.'

English Literature, History and Children's Books & Illustrations

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