On Gardens Two Essays By Francis Bacon And Abraham Cowley..

BACON, FRANCIS AND COWLEY, ABRAHAM..

Bound in maroon morocco, gilt, with gilt borders; spine in compartments with raised bands, decorated gilt. Inner dentelles. Spine and board edges a little sunned, slight wear to extremities and light foxing, largely confined to endpapers and preliminaries; otherwise a very good copy. Pictorial bookplate of Arthur Stuart Beazley (1884-1984), of Bethersden, member of Kent Archaeological Society). 1952 folded newspaper cutting on John Evelyn as Garden Architect tipped into rear pastedown.

£35.00

Details

ASTOLAT PRESS

Publisher

Siegle, Hill and Co., 2, Langham Place, W.,

Place

London

Date

[1903?].

Synopsis

Second impression.
(the astolat press. the oakleaf series).

Item Description

Small 8vo. 4.5 x 7 inches. [viii] + 23 pp. Title page in red and black. Additional half title for each title.

Illustrations

Decorated by recto of series page, title page and endpiece vignettes, and by initials in red, and by tailpiece vignettes.

Notes

Two essays on gardens by Francis Bacon and the poet, Abraham Cowley (1618-1667), the latter partly in verse. An early production of the Astolat Press of Guildford, founded about 1903 by A. C. Curtis, a stationer of High Street. An attractively bound little volume.

[Stock No. 24988]

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