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In Praise of Bishop Valentine [1893, Limited Edition]

£60.00

Product description

A scarce book published in 1893. Printed by the Chiswick Press. The title page states published for private circulation, St. Valentines Day, MDCCCXCIII.

Bound in cream/white Japanese vellum, printed on handmade paper, one of 125 copies, 25 of which were bound in vellum. Gilt titles. Black and white frontispiece illustration, with a decoration at beginning of each chapter. Four ribbons are attached to the edge of the boards, to enable the book to be tied closed. Please note these are a damaged, with one piece detached, but still present.

A book of prose and poetry in celebration of St Valentine's Day, its traditions, and love. Attributed to Frank E Bliss [compiled by]. Index of first lines, and an errata page.

The vellum is a bit grubby and the cover doesn't lie flat when closed. The page edges are a bit dusty, but the pages are still fairly clean and are only lightly yellowed. Binding is tight.

Item details

Added value:
A Scarce Limited Edition
Author(s):
Frank E Bliss (compiler)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 11.5cm
Edition:
1893
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
158
Publisher:
Chiswick Press (printed by)
Title:
In Praise of Bishop Valentine

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A scarce book published in 1893. Printed by the Chiswick Press. The title page states published for private circulation, St. Valentines Day, MDCCCXCIII.

Bound in cream/white Japanese vellum, printed on handmade paper, one of 125 copies, 25 of which were bound in vellum. Gilt titles. Black and white frontispiece illustration, with a decoration at beginning of each chapter. Four ribbons are attached to the edge of the boards, to enable the book to be tied closed. Please note these are a damaged, with one piece detached, but still present.

A book of prose and poetry in celebration of St Valentine's Day, its traditions, and love. Attributed to Frank E Bliss [compiled by]. Index of first lines, and an errata page.

The vellum is a bit grubby and the cover doesn't lie flat when closed. The page edges are a bit dusty, but the pages are still fairly clean and are only lightly yellowed. Binding is tight.

Added value:
A Scarce Limited Edition
Author(s):
Frank E Bliss (compiler)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 11.5cm
Edition:
1893
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
158
Publisher:
Chiswick Press (printed by)
Title:
In Praise of Bishop Valentine

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