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GILL, Eric illustrates; Port Royal French translation by LE MAISTRE, Isaac Louis
CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES DE SALOMON
Weimar: Cranach Presse / Paris: Editions de Cluny, 1931. First edition. Text in French. Beautiful and elegant full vellum by Henning Jensen, titles in gilt to the upper board, marbled endpapers with binder's gilt stamp to the rear pastedown. With 10 wood-engravings of which 7 are full page, and 14 wood-engraved initial letters by Eric Gill. Printed in the type Antiqua designed by Gill and cut by Prince. Text printed in red and black. In the marbled paper-covered slipcase. A fine copy. One of 100 copies on Memon paper of a total edition of 158. Versions in Latin and German were also printed in the same year. One of the outstanding works of the Cranach Press and an Eric Gill masterpiece. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA) [York, United Kingdom]
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