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    Five Fine Press Limited Editions

    [William Bligh, Jules Verne, Michael Benedikt, et al]. LIMITED. Group of Five Fine Press Books, including: Geoffrey C. Ingleton (illustrator). SIGNED. Lieutenant William Bligh. A Voyage of the South Seas. Adelaide: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. xv, 150 pages. Illustrated with watercolors and drawings by Geoffrey C. Ingleton. This edition is limited to 2,000 numbered copies, of which this is "449," and the colophon is signed by Ingleton and the edition's designer, Douglas A. Dunstan. Tall quarto. Publisher's full cloth bindings with illustrations of ships on both covers, in original glassine jacket and slipcase. The glassine jacket is age-toned and worn on edges, with some open tears along head and tail; diagonal creases on the front flap. Light wear on the slipcase, else near fine.
    [and:]
    Robert Shore (illustrator). SIGNED. Jules Verne. From the Earth to the Moon & Around the Moon. [xiv], 206 pages, 8 illustrations; 207-425, 8 illustrations. Illustrations by Robert Shore. This two volume set is limited to 1,500 numbered copies, of which this is "449," and is signed by the illustrator on the colophon. Publisher's quarter light brown cloth over decorative boards, in original glassine jackets and a slipcase. Head edges of textblocks are painted light brown, and green labels on spines have text in gilt. Rubbing and wear on slipcase. Glassine jackets have some minor edgewear, one with a crease on the front flap. A fine set.
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    Julius S. Held. Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit. Gehenna Press, 1964. 34 pages. 50 numbered plates. This is the second volume of The Gehenna Essays in Art series. This edition is limited to 1,000 numbered copies, of which this is "748." An errata slip is tipped-in on page facing p. 34. Small quarto. Publisher's quarter-parchment over green boards, with bright gilt lettering on spine, in original glassine jacket. Tail and fore-edge are deckled. The glassine jacket is worn, with toning, creasing, rubbing, and edges and corners torn and suffering some loss. Shelfwear on edges and corners of front and rear covers. A very good copy.
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    Michael Benedikt. 8 Poems. No pagination. Decorated with illustrations by June Hildebrand, and typography by Robert Anthony. This edition limited to 100 numbered copies, of which this is "43," with the colophon signed by Benedikt, Hildebrand, and Anthony. Beautiful bound in hand-sewn gray wrappers and housed in a red linen portfolio. The illustrations are hand-printed by the artist from the original linoleum blocks on Japanese paper, which have been mounted on the red pages bound within. Very light shelfwear on portfolio, else a fine copy.
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    James Grashow. The King's Court: A Series of Eight Wood Engravings. [n.p.], 1965. Each plate is signed by James Grashow and numbered "15/100." Folio. Unbound plates housed in a dark red portfolio. Shelfwear and some rubbing on the edges of the portfolio. Light soiling on the rear cover. Some light brown thumbsoiling on margins of some plates. In very good condition.


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