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Essex House Press, 2 limited editions, 1904-1905

Essex House Press, 2 limited editions, 1904-1905

Essex House Press, 2 limited editions, 1904-1905

ESSEX HOUSE PRESS

2 limited copies, including:

 

Goldsmith, Oliver. Deserted Village. Essex House Press, 1904. 8vo, number 55 of 150 copies, printed on vellum, hand-coloured frontispiece after C.R. Ashbee, hand-coloured capital initials, original vellum blind-stamped with "Soul is Form" and rose design, additional gilt initials within an oval, minor soiling to vellum

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. Maud. Essex House Press, 1905. 8vo, number 96 of 125 copies, printed on vellum, hand-coloured frontispiece and tailpiece after Laurence Houseman, original vellum blind-stamped with "Soul is Form" and rose design, additional gilt initials within an oval, bowed, minor soiling to vellum


both in collector's folding box (2)


PROVENANCE:

Féodorovna, Baroness Alington, wife of Humphrey Sturt, 2nd Baron Alington (1859-1919) (her bookplate)



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Please note the limitation of the Goldsmith is number 55 of 150 copies, not 125 copies as stated in the printed catalogue.