The Gates of Paradise. For Children. For the Sexes.

The Gates of Paradise.  For Children. For the Sexes.
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London: Trianon Press, 1968. 4 vols., 8vo and 12mo, Vol. I (8vo), [i-vii]-viii, 50, (4) pp., Vol. II (12mo), [2] pp., 22 plates, Vol. III [4] pp., 31 plates, Vol. IV (12mo), [2] pp., 10 plates, negative and copper plate. Original tan morocco, (volume 4 in light-brown cloth, as issued), cloth slipcase, gilt lettering to backstrip of all three volumes. In volume containing the negative and copper plate, the negative has come unglued but is still present. Some slight fading to backstrips, some dampmarking to bottom of slipcase. Very good. From an edition of 726 total copies, including 700 numbered 1 to 700, of which the first 50 have additional material and are in a special binding. This is copy number 25, with the first three volumes bound in morocco (instead of the usual cloth). Volume I is an introductory volume, followed by three volumes of plates including the third volume (in cloth) with a set of collotypes without the plate marks and extra plates from copies G and L. Bentley, Blake Books, 48. (Item Id: 104776)

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