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First fifty years of the Nonesuch Press.

First fifty years of the Nonesuch Press.

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Engraved titles and endpieces by Stephen Gooden in each volume. Original parchment boards, gilt-lettered and -ruled. FIRST NONESUCH EDITION, number of copies (vol. 1), the remainder one of copies, all on on japon vellum (vols. About this Item: The Nonesuch Press, Condition: Good.

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