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Dibdin, Rev. T.F.

THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DECAMERON: Or Ten Days Pleasant Discourse Upon Illuminated Manuscripts, and Subjects Connected with Early Engraving, Typography, and Bibliography. 3 volumes.

Printed for the Author, B.W. Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare Press: London. 1817 37 single and two double plates (as called for in the plate list) plus numerous woodcuts and engravings; 10 x 6.5, gilt ruled dark maroon morocco with very decoratve blindstamping on covers and spine, gilt-ruled inner dentelles, gilt lettering and dec. on spine which has five raised bands, all edges gilt, plain endpapers; ccxxv, 410; 535; 544, v, 18. scuffing and chipping (mainly near/on spine), some shelfwear, corners bumped, bookplates (?) removed from front pastedowns, address labels on endpapers, ink name and date on blank pages, pencil notes on the reverse of free front endpaper of vol 1, foxing, offsetting, light soiling, browning on some margins, pencil underlining and margin notes on a few pages, inner hinges cracking (not badly). A very attractive set, wonderfully illustrated. FIRST ED.


Book Id: 96-9715

Price: $2,000.00

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