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Heading: (Nonesuch Press)
Author: Warlock, Peter, editor
Title: Songs of the Gardens
Place Published: London
Publisher:The Nonesuch Press
Date Published: 1925

96 pp. Title page engraving by Stephen Gooden and miscellaneous ornamental wood engravings by W. M. R Quick. (4to), original vellum boards. No. 755 of 875 copies printed on Van Gelder laid paper at the Curwen Press.

A representative selection of the songs that were sung at the London pleasure gardens during the last half of the 18th century. The binding here is bowed as usual. (This binding was an acknowledged failure as an experiment, with the Publisher offering to rebind copies returned gratis.)

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Boards bowed as usual, with some spotting and darkening to spine, some splitting at spine ends; offsetting to front endpapers from a catalogue entry for the volume that had been pasted in, toning; very good.

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Songs of the Gardens Nonesuch Press

Estimate $10 - $100Jun 28, 2018
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