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Flint, William Russell;Aurelius, Marcus Emperor.
The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonius. First Limited Edition illustrated by William Russell Flint.
Philip Lee Warner, The Medici Society Ltd.,The Riccardi Press, 1912. A superb volume, The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonius. First Limited Edition, here as First Limited Edition as illustrated by Sir William Russell Flint, R.A., issued in 500 copies only in 1912 by Philip Lee Warner for The Medici Society, beautifully printed by The Riccardi Press. Recent parchment gilt with titled upper cover and spine, new Japanese grosgrain ties to each volume. The set contains 12 full color fine lithographs under captioned tissues including frontispiece. The contents on watermarked antique laid paper. TEG, deckled. One or two minute spots within, mainly to the exposed uncut deckled edges, an exceptional bright and untouched copy in fine binding, without any bookplates or inscriptions, with 12 flawless lithographs and tissues. Beautifully illustrated famous version of this classic work, scarce in any condition. An exceptional quality, gift worthy set. Additional images available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Buchanan Rare Books [Padstow, CORNW, United Kingdom]
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