HARTLEY, Dorothy. ~ The Old Book. A Mediaeval Anthology.
London Alfred A. Knopf 1930
No. 809 of 1350 copies, of which 500 were for sale in America and 750 in England. 4 coloured plates, 11 full page black and white plates and numerous drawings in the text by Dorothy Hartley. Introduction by George Saintsbury. Set in Monotype Poliphilus on Japon de Luxe. Pp.  xxvii  318 . Large 8vo., original black cloth, gilt design and lettering to cover and spine, patterned endpapers, fore and lower edges uncut. Blank ‘Ex Libris’ bookplate to front pastedown, bookseller ticket to rear pastedown, boards mildly rubbed and scuffed, a good copy.
A collection of Mediaeval stories and poems, arranged by people, land, household, travel, science, beasts, ghosts and curses.
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