Lot 28 of 302:
With leaf printed by William Caxton in 1482  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,920
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482: The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an historical reminder of fifteenth century England by Benjamin P. Kurtz together with a Note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis & an Appreciation...by Edwin Grabhorn.

Author:
(Caxton, William, printer)

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1938

Description:

With original leaf inserted. (4to) original linen-backed boards, paper spine label, plain paper dust wrapper; untrimmed. One of 297 copies printed by Edwin & Robert Grabhorn.

One of the most sought-after books from the Club, with Caxton's original leaf tipped-in. The original leaf has rubricated paragraph marks. Prospectus laid in. With the tipped-in bookplate of collector Irving W. Robbins, Jr. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some faint spotting to cloth spine; the original leaf has some light toning and spotting; near fine.


 
Item number:
301725
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