By Alfred W. Pollard; E. Gordon Duff
London   Kegan Paul, Trench and Trubner
8.5" by 5" xvi, 256pp; xii, 219pp.
A two volume set from the 'Books About Books' series: Alfred W. Pollard's 'Early Illustrated Books' and E. Gordon Duff's 'Early Printed Books'.
By Alfred W. Pollard; E. Gordon Duff

1893 Early Illustrated Books Early Printed Books

London   Kegan Paul, Trench and Trubner
8.5" by 5" xvi, 256pp; xii, 219pp.
A two volume set from the 'Books About Books' series: Alfred W. Pollard's 'Early Illustrated Books' and E. Gordon Duff's 'Early Printed Books'.
£95.00
: 1.5kgs / : GEN39-F-12

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Illustrated, Original Binding

Alfred William Pollard was a noted English bibliographer, widely recognized for his extensive scholarly activity and regular collaborations with various scholars on specialized subjects, specifically Shakespearean texts and fifteenth century poetry and prose. Within this text, 'Early Illustrated Books', Pollard details the history of the decoration and illustration of books throughout the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, aided with numerous facsimile plates and illustrations. Edward Gordon Duff was a British bibliographer and librarian known for his extensive and detailed works on early English printing, such as this, his first text, 'Early Printed Books'. Other texts in this series includes: 'The Great Book Collectors' by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton 'Book Bindings' by Herbert P. Horne 'Book-Plates' by W. J. Hardy 'The Decoration of Books' by Alfred W. Pollard 'Books in Manuscript' by Falconer Madan

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In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart. Slight wear to extremities. Sunning to boards and backstrips. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with the odd spot to the first and last few pages.

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