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[Binding, Fine- Marian Lane] This is of Aucassin and Nicolette

Boston: Copeland & Day, 1897.

First edition thus. 12mo. Superb binding by Marian Lane [signed in gilt pallet rear dentelle, "Marian Lane," inf full blue crushed morocco with central double gilt ruling and lettering surrounded by leaf and blossom design on both covers, gilt ruled raised bands on spine, similar gilt blossom design on dentelles. Marian Lane, from Washington D.C., was both an illuminator of books as well as accomplished book binder and designer who studied her craft at Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Tidcombe (p. 183) erroneously spells her first name, 'Marion.' A delightful example of a rare and accomplished American bookbinder.

Price: $2,250.00 Item #2151
[Binding, Fine- Marian Lane] This is of Aucassin and Nicolette