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THE RENAISSANCE. STUDIES IN ART AND POETRY (Limited Edition in Fine binding)

Pater, Walter

Published by Thomas B. Mosher. Portland, Maine 1924, Portland, ME, 1924
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Well known study of the Renaissance in a lovely binding that is showing its age but still retains much charm. Limitation of 900 copies stated on front flyleaf. Title page in red and black with date at bottom of title page in Roman numerals. Mosher's printer's device at center of the title page. Charming frontispiece illustration of a maiden in high Renaissance style of artistic composition, tissue protected. Contents of book very clean and bright, although front blank endpaper has some brown staining. Front joint cracked and with resultant front hinge tenderness. Spine gilt embellished and with title and author name in gilt over red morocco. Wear spots to the brown leather but the design of the spine still basically intact. Date of 1924 in gilt at foot of spine (the 1 and part of 9 chipped). Covers triple gilt ruled and fold overs highly gilt decorated. Lovely green and pink marbled paper endpapers. The leather partially faded from its original green at top portion of front cover. Back cover still with all its original green coloration. All edges of text block are gilt. Faded elegance in a classic work. Bookseller Inventory # 1649

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Publisher: Thomas B. Mosher. Portland, Maine 1924, Portland, ME

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Full Leather

Illustrator: Frontispiece of Renaissance Maiden with Flowing Hair

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Special edition Limited to 900 Copies

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