Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
Original Leaves from Famous English Books. London, The Folio Society, 1963.
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One of an edition of 200 sets.
Eight leaves from twelve. Pynson's 'Froissart', 1523; Foxe's Book of Martyrs, 1575; Clarendon's 'History', Oxford, 1701-4; The Baskerville 'Virgil', 1757; The Foulis Press 'Pope', 1785; Balmer's 'History of the River Thames', 1794-6; Kelmscott Press: 'The Well at the World's End', 1896; The Doves Press 'Milton', 1902-5, plus two copies of the introductory leaf; green cloth clamshell case.
An extra leaf "Tafel 10 Augsburg, Hans Schönsperger, 1496 Schedel., Weltchronik" from the portfolio assembled 1929 by The Art Institute of Chicago, published Munich, Weiss & Co., 1929. Dump stains and mold don't affect the woodcut.
Leaves have become loose within card mounts and are fixed on the new hinges.
The case was partly chewed at the edges.
Provenance:  The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute, and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, from 1965-2000.
Dimensions of the case: 22" x 16" x 2". 
Weight: 10 lb.