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The Holkham Bible Picture Book.
London Dropmore Press 1954 Folio. x, 191, (1)pp. A facsimile of the fourteenth-century English manuscript and picture book from Holkham Hall, which is now at the British Library. With an introduction by W. O. Hassall. Illustrated with 84 collotypes, some of which have been reproduced in color. Specially bound by Desmond Yardley, signed by him, and dated on the rear turn-in. Bound in full crimson levant morocco with four thick vertical gilt-rules on both covers, dividing the panels into vertical bands. Within each band is an overall pattern of circles irregularly placed within other circles. Confined by two additional black circles, the innermost circles are gilt and and gravitate toward the thick vertical gilt-rules. Gilt titling on spine. Very fine in a chemise of half morocco and printed boards, and a matching lined slipcase with wooden edges.
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