Lot 356 of 364:
Songs of the Gardens Nonesuch Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$48
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Songs of the Gardens

Author:
Warlock, Peter, editor

Place:
London

Publisher:
The Nonesuch Press

Date:
1925

Description:

96 pp. Title page engraving by Stephen Gooden and miscellaneous ornamental wood engravings by W. M. R Quick. (4to), original vellum boards. No. 755 of 875 copies printed on Van Gelder laid paper at the Curwen Press. 

A representative selection of the songs that were sung at the London pleasure gardens during the last half of the 18th century.  The binding here is bowed as usual. (This binding was an acknowledged failure as an experiment, with the Publisher offering to rebind copies returned gratis.)


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Boards bowed as usual, with some spotting and darkening to spine, some splitting at spine ends; offsetting to front endpapers from a catalogue entry for the volume that had been pasted in, toning; very good.

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Item number:
286577
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