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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 2128008
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Some wear to gilt title block to spine, else fine. Slip case is better than very good; some wear to corners.

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GLUE AND LACQUER FOUR CAUTIONARY TALES
Written by Harold Acton; Lee Yi-Hsieh; Arthur Waley. Illustrated by Eric Gill; Denis Tegetmeier.
Stock no. 2126393
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1941. Very good condition.

Translated from the Chinese by Acton & Yi-Hsieh. With Illustrations from Drawings by Gill, interpreted on copper by Tegetmeier. Limited edition to 350 copies. Printed on mould-made paper and bound in 1/4 morocco. Yellow cloth covers, with gilt title. Preface by Waley. This is Copy No. 72. Leather spine is faded, with wear to edges; couple of tiny chips to base. A few small bumps along cover edges and to corners. Foxing, mostly to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. All engravings are present.

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