An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482: The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an historical reminder of fifteenth century England by Benjamin P. Kurtz together with a Note on the Polycronicon.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1938. 4to, (2), 52, pp. With an original leaf tipped in at the front. Original linen-backed boards, paper spine label, untrimmed. Near fine with a slight wave to the deckle edge. One of 297 copies printed by Edwin & Robert Grabhorn. One of the most sought-after books from the Club, with Caxton's original leaf tipped-in. The original leaf has rubricated paragraph marks and a bit of period marginalia. The leaf has some darkening/dampstaining. Grabhorn Press Bibliography 1915-1940, 292; Book Club of California Bibliography, 54; Disbound and Dispersed, 16.
(Item Id: 109845)