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Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved. An Album of Deplorable Caprices Faithfully Narrated & Modestly Embellished by William Russell Flint [with extra suite of plates]
London: The Golden Cockerel Press 1955 - London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1955. Near Fine. Flint, William Russell (illustrator). 123, [5] p.: colour frontispiece, colour title vignette, many in-text and full-page illustrations in photogravure [with the plates destroyed after the production of this work; 31 cm. Full scarlet morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled spine title and gilt-tooled Golden Cockerel emblem on front board. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Title page printed in red and black; titles in red throughout. This is number 133 of a limited edition of 550 numbered copies designed by Sir William Russell Flint and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press. The watercolour paintings and crayon drawings were reproduced in photogravure by Bemrose and Sons; the text was set and printed by the John Roberts Press. The first 150 copies, including this one, were bound in scarlet morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. It is signed by Sir William Russell Flint. With slipcase covered in the same marbled paper used for the endpapers. Without the 8 extra plates housed in a marbled paper sleeve that originally accompanied each of the first 150 copies. Slipcase is in Good+ Condition: corners are rubbed; solid. 12 inches tall (31cm).   Condition Report Externally Spine Рvery good condition Рfive raised bands, gilt decorated with gilt titles, a little faded. Joints Рvery good condition. Corners Рgood condition Рtop corners bumped. Boards Рvery good condition Рcloth with a gilt cockerel to the front board. Page edges Рvery good condition Рtop edge gilt. See above and photos. Internally Hinges Рvery good condition. Paste downs Рvery good condition Рmarbled. End papers Рvery good condition Рmarbled. Title Рvery good condition. Pages Рvery good condition. Binding Рvery good condition. See photos  Publisher: see above. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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