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[SPECIAL PRESS] [GROLIER CLUB] A DECREE OF STAR CHAMBER CONCERNING PRINTING, MADE JULY 11, 1637. REPRINTED BY THE GROLIER CLUB, FROM THE FIRST EDITION BY ROBERT BARKER, 1637
The Grolier Club, 1884. Soft Cover. Limited Edition. The first book printed by the Grolier Club. One of 150 copies printed in December, 1884, this being #106. 150 copies were printed, as well as two on vellum. Therefore two paper copies were destroyed "in the Clubhouse fireplace" to keep the edition at 150.~~With hand-colored seal on the title, and woodcut ornaments throughout. In the original gilt-printed stiff wrappers showing little wear. Housed in quarter brown crushed morocco slipcase, six compartments lettered in gilt, over tan polished linen, with matching chemise. Near Fine binding.
Bookseller: Black Swan Books Inc (blackswan.books) [Richmond, Virginia, United States]
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