8vo. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1949. 8vo, xiii, 455 pp. Frontispiece portrait, 10 plates; Blue cloth with dust jacket, some wrinkling at edges of dust jacket, minor spotting to pages. Good condition otherwise. First edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 1212: “a useful, rather miscellaneous book; the most stimulating section is on the Island in the Moon”. (Inventory #: 107963)
Books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; children's books from 1750 to 1950; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin are special interests.
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