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[Marygold Bindery] La Commedia.

London: Methuen & Co. 1900.

Superbly bound by the Marygold Bindery (Cambridge) by Miss Rosamond Philpott, in deep red crushed morocco in 1908 (signed in gilt top and bottom rear dentelles), with a beautiful arts & crafts design in gilt on both covers composed of broad gilt leaf pattern, stylized vine and gilt dot design forming concentric rectangular on cover, similar but simpler on rear cover, and gilt dots on panels on spine, as well as on dentelles. Three small Italian stamps on ffep. 554 pages. Philpott was tone of the chief binders at the Marygold Bindery, in Cambridge, England. Her bindings were shown in many of the Arts & Crafts exhibitions of the period. Some rubbing to edges, front upper right corner bumped, a bit of wear to upper spine tip and some light staining to spine, scratch on back cover. Overall very nice condition and a unique design. Scarce.

Price: $1,850.00 Item #3572
[Marygold Bindery] La Commedia. Dante Alighieri, trans Paget Toynbee.
[Marygold Bindery] La Commedia.
[Marygold Bindery] La Commedia.
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