THE TAYLOR'S CUSSION
by George Owen; Emily M Pritchard
Published by Blades, East & Blades. 1st. 1906
Slightly better than good condition. A facsimile reproduction from the original manuscript which was in two volumes, issued with a short biography of the author by Pritchard. Large format. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. xx + 106 pages + 4 blank pages + title page for the Seconde Parte + 2 blank pages + 116 pages + 4 blank pages + 4 pages "A Table To The Seconde Parte" + prospectus for this book + 3 pages of prospectus with reviews + 4 pages hand-written index (presumably done by previous owner) + 1 illustrated page "The Taylor's Cussion" + 3 pages handwritten (in Latin) notes and genealogy. Limited to 300 copies. Includes list of subscribers.
Contents very good. Skillfully rebacked in matching green cloth. Corners worn. Two bookplates to front pastedown and a note to say that this was a copy that belonged to one of the subscribers (Henry Owen), possibly the author of the handwritten text.
Stock no. 590718