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    [Fine Binding by Riviere & Son] Arthur Quiller-Couch, editor. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1912. 12mo (6.625 x 4 inches; 168 x 102 mm). [x], 1084 pages. A superb boldly gilt-blocked blue morocco binding by Riviere & Son (stamp-signed in gilt to front doublure) featuring magnificent full morocco doublures, front and back; front joint worn and starting, corners bumped, other minor scuffs. Doublures consist of entire front and rear panels with red crushed morocco inlay (with 0.25-inch border in same blue morocco as outer boards) and elaborate gilt-tooled geometric and floral designs. Cream-colored silk endpapers, all edges gilt, pale blue silk ribbon marker; minor staining and tearing to silk endpapers. Internally clean. Very good.

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