Lot 559: Arts & Crafts Binding



2015-09-09 13:54:04

Lot 559: Arts & Crafts Binding. The Story of Cupid & Psyche Translated from the Latin of Apuleius, by Charles Stuttaford, Illustrated by Jessie Mothersole, David Nutt, 1903, four plates, text printed in red and black, A4 and A5 with small stain to blank fore-margin, edges untrimmed, contemporary crushed and polished red morocco, in the style of the Doves Bindery, with gilt monogram 'MACL' on rear turn-in, tan morocco doublures, gilt tooled with Tudor roses and tulips, spine faded and joints cracked (with upper cover becoming detached), raised bands, gilt lettered direct in second and third compartments, remainder with tulip tools within strapwork border, covers with gilt Tudor rose and leaf stems within strapwork border, upper cover gilt titled in centre, gilt single fillet on board edges, gilt triple fillet border on turn-ins, with dots at the corners, large 8vo. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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