Lot 66: GREGYNOG PRESS. THE LIFE OF SAINT DAVID, 1927, ONE OF 25 COPIES SPECIALLY BOUND (1 VOL.)
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 4to (250 x 190mm.), number 8 of 175 copies of which THIS IS ONE OF 25 SPECIALLY BOUND, 25 wood-engraved illustrations by R.A. Maynard and H.W. Bray, colour supplied by hand by Bray, printed in light blue, red and black, original scarlet levant morocco with design of Celtic cross within double fillet border, spine gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, original cardboard slipcase, slight discolouration to free endpapers, loss to slipcase
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Provenance: J. Philip Jacobs; his sale, Sotheby's London, 17 November 1999, lot 329
Literature: Harrop 7