(allen Press) Caxton, Mirrour Of The World, 1/130
Title: The Mirrour of the World, Translated and Printed by William Caxton in MCCCCLXXXI now Printed by Hand by the Allen Press
Author: Caxton, William
Description: 3 volumes. Illustrated from woodcuts in the Caxton edition; woodcut decorations & hand-colored initials by Mallette Dean based in Caxton designs. 15x10, signatures loose in wrappers, as issued, set in folding green cloth drop-back box with wood-like pattern interiors. One of 130 copies printed with a hand-press on French hand-made paper, at the Allen Press.Lovely modern printing capturing elements of Caxton's genius, the Mirrour of the World was the first scientific book printed in English. Allen Press Biblio. 28.
Heading: (Allen Press)Place Published: Kentfield, CA
Publisher: Allen Press
Date Published: 1964
Drop-back box with 1¼" diameter stain on front, else box very good, contents fine.