Lot 168 of 429:
Deluxe edition of Tuer's Horn Book History  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$780
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
History of the Horn-Book
Author:
Tuer, Andrew W.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Leadenhall Press
Date:
1896
Description:

2 volumes. xiii, 179; [x], 278, [1] pp. Illustrated with plates and facsimiles, including, 7 facsimile hornbooks and battledores in special compartments at front of each volume, as issued. (4to) 25.5x19.5 cm (10x7½") original full vellum, gilt, brown morocco spine labels, top edges gilt. First Edition.

The deluxe issue of Tuer's essential history of the Horn-Book. A later facsimile of a Battledore published for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club (1997) is laid in.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Vellum lightly soiled; a bit bowed as typical; a few small nails lacking from one of the horn-book facsimiles; very good.
 
Item number:
260001a
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