The Shepherd's Calendar
The Shepherd's Calendar
The Shepherd's Calendar
The Shepherd's Calendar

The Shepherd's Calendar

1978 UK

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Author - Clare, John
Published - Paradine [Whittington Press]
Edition - First Thus


8, 133pp, [3]. Quarter morocco and paper over board, raised bands, spine in six panels, title to second panel, author to third, remaining panels with flower centre pieces, all in gilt, t.e.g., with Richard de Bas hand-made endpapers. Bright and clean, housed in the original, slightly rubbed, slipcase, accompanied by a quarter morocco portfolio containing the artists proofs of the fourteen wood engravings and a glossary of the language used by Clare. The glossary and the larger proof (of the paper design) are slightly browned to edges with a light water-stain to the corner of the proof, the other proofs (of the headers for each of the months) are very good indeed. Copy number ten (of twenty-five) so issued, signed by Lawrence and Randle to limitation leaf to rear. Butcher 33
Very Good
Stock Code
707
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