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    A Fine Collection of Bibliographies and Memoirs by Colin Franklin, Inscribed by Him

    Colin Franklin. Collection of Eight Signed (and One Unsigned) First Editions. [Various Publishers, various dates]. First editions. Eight titles warmly inscribed by Franklin to friend and collector, John Carrol Collins. Quartos and octavos. Publisher's original bindings, some in jacket, all as called-for. Titles include: Gordon Craig's Paris Diary; Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Mercy of Her Publishers; Doves Press: The Start of a Worry; Shakespeare Domesticated; The Private Presses; The Triple Crown; The Gehenna Press - the Work of Fifty Years; The Ashendene Press; Bookselling, a Memoir (this is the unsigned title). [Together With]: David Farmer. Stanley Marcus. A Life with Books. Dallas: Still Point Press, 1993. First edition, one of 450 copies. This copy inscribed by Farmer, Marcus, and the designer, W. Thomas Taylor. Quarto. Publisher's bindings. Some ephemera laid-in. Some titles with the bookplate of Collins. A fine group. From the collection of John Carrol Collins.

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