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Sir Thomas Browne; Jan van Dorsten
PSEUDODOXIA EPIDEMICA OF UNICORNES HORNES Cheloniidae Press 1984 A J Robinson
1984. FINE/FINE/FINE. Perhaps a breath of soil to cloth areas of outer case and a hanging thread on back. All aspects of interior pages, plates and bindings are absolutely pristine. PSEUDODOXIA EPIDEMICA OF UNICORNES HORNES Cheloniidae Press 1984 A J Robinson PSEUDODOXIA EPIDEMICA OF UNICORNES HORNES Cheloniidae Press 1984 A J Robinson POB#46688 TITLE: Pseudodoxia epidemica : of unicornes hornes AUTHOR: Sir Thomas Browne. Introduction by Jan van Dorsten Head of Leiden University's Sir Thomas Browne Institute. Wood engravings by Alan James Robinson. PUBLISHER: [Williamsburg, Mass.]: [Cheloniidae Press] Printed by Harold P. McGrath of Hampshire Typothetae. Van Dijck Monotype set and cast by Michael and Winifred Bixler. [Publication details from prospectus, laid in & signed by Robinson] DATE: [1984] ORIGINAL EDITION: Of Vnicornes Hornes was first published as Chapter XXIII, of Pseudodoxia Epidemica ... by Sir Thomas Browne, in 1646. DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS: Quarter vellum tray-case (outside dimensions: 30 cm x 30 cm x 12 cm) containing: 1. Quarter vellum book (unpaginated, 23 leaves). SIGNED and LIMITED in Colophon. 2. Full buckram chemise w/ 15 loose plates. ALL PLATES SIGNED 3. Prospectus laid into chemise, SIGNED. IMPORTANT NOTE - MUST READ: While the prospectus calls for the etching of Thomas Browne to be laid into the chemise (#2 above) as an extra plate for the Deluxe Edition, it's provided here as a frontispiece only in the book (#1 above). Of all the plates in the book, the Sir Thomas Browne etching is the only one that is signed, similar to the loose plates, but not … [Click Below for Full Description]
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