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Alexander's Feast; or, the Power of Music. A song in honour of St. Cecilia: 1697.
Campden, Gloucestershire: Essex House Press, 1904 - Octavo. Original vellum, spine lettered in gilt, blind-stamped floral decoration and lettering to front cover. Vellum very slightly soiled, very light bowing to front cover, 2 miniscule chips to fore edge of rear cover, a few small marks of abrasion to foot of rear cover. Hand-coloured frontispiece and final tailpiece by Reginald Savage, printed on vellum in Caslon type in black and red, initials in blue and green. First Essex House edition, number 95 of 140 copies only, printed on vellum and hand-illuminated. This is a lovely production of the Essex House Press, number 11 in their "Great Poems of the Language" series. The book's production was overseen by Charles Robert Ashbee (1863–1942), a central figure in the Arts and Craft movement and the founder of the Guild and School of Handicraft. Franklin, p. 235.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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