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Auction archive: Lot number 13

Spenser's Minor Poems

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$1,560
Auction archive: Lot number 13

Spenser's Minor Poems

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$1,560
Beschreibung:

Title: Spenser's Minor Poems Author: Spenser, Edmund Place: [Chelsea] Publisher: Ashendene Press Date: 1925 Description: [iv], 216 pp. (Folio) 43x30 cm. (17x12"), original calf-backed vellum over thick boards, spine lettered in gilt. One of 200 copies on paper. There were also 15 copies on vellum. Printed as a companion volume to the Faerie Queen, the pair are considered "...masterpieces among Ashendene folios, without illustration or decoration except for Hewitt's initials and colour printing." (Franklin). The last of the Ashendene Press Folios printed in the Subiaco type. Ashendene Bibliography 35. Lot Amendments Condition: Spine sunned, some wear to joints, hinges cracking, upper corners lightly bumped; very good. Item number: 218901

Auction archive: Lot number 13
Auction:
Datum:
16 Sep 2010
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Spenser's Minor Poems Author: Spenser, Edmund Place: [Chelsea] Publisher: Ashendene Press Date: 1925 Description: [iv], 216 pp. (Folio) 43x30 cm. (17x12"), original calf-backed vellum over thick boards, spine lettered in gilt. One of 200 copies on paper. There were also 15 copies on vellum. Printed as a companion volume to the Faerie Queen, the pair are considered "...masterpieces among Ashendene folios, without illustration or decoration except for Hewitt's initials and colour printing." (Franklin). The last of the Ashendene Press Folios printed in the Subiaco type. Ashendene Bibliography 35. Lot Amendments Condition: Spine sunned, some wear to joints, hinges cracking, upper corners lightly bumped; very good. Item number: 218901

Auction archive: Lot number 13
Auction:
Datum:
16 Sep 2010
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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