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(Lee Priory Press) [Breton, Nicholas]
Breton's Praise of Virtuous Ladies. Edited by Egerton Brydges
Kent: Private Press of Lee Priory by Johnson and Warwick, 1815. First edition. ONLY COPY ON INDIA PAPER; and the other copy one of an edition of 80 copies. [x],38; [x], 38 pp. Second copy printed on India paper (one side of leaf only). 1 vols. 12mo. UNIQUE COPY ON INDIA PAPER, IN A HAYDAY BINDING. A lovely Hayday binding housing a regular copy and then another copy of the text, unique on India paper. An earlier cataloguer has conjectured that this was possibly Egerton Brygdes' own copy. Ransom, p. 337, #21 (citing 1 copy on India). Contemporary pebbled green morocco, boards with double leafy borders within gilt rules, a.e.g., by Hayday. Fine.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]

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