A Thirteenth Century Bestiary, in the Library of Alnwick Castle.

(Roxburghe Club.) MILLAR (Eric George, Introduction)

A Thirteenth Century Bestiary, in the Library of Alnwick Castle.

Description: ONE OF FEWER THAN 100 COPIES, printed in black and red, 92 monochrome plates reproducing the original manuscript, a couple of very faint spots to prelims, pp. xv, 46 + PLates, 4to, original quarter navy blue morocco with sides of mid-blue buckram, backstrip lettered in gilt and gently faded with a touch of wear at head, sliver of fading to leading edge of lower board, t.e.g., others untrimmed, faint foxing to endpapers, good

Publication Details: Oxford: Printed (at the University Press) for Presentation to Members of the Roxburghe Club, 1958

Notes: Presented to the Club by the Duke of Northumberland. Not designated as a member's copy, but the Club's rules dictated that they should not exceed one hundred copies.

Bibliography: (Barker 224)

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Price: £800

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1958

Stock Number: 68209

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