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    St. Francis of Assisi from the Doves Press

    [The Doves Press]. [T. J. Cobden-Sanderson]. [St. Francis of Assisi]. Laudes Creaturarum. [Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1910].

    First edition, one of 250 copies printed on paper in red and black by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson at the Doves Press. Small octavo. 8 pages.

    Full sumptuous light brown crushed morocco with gilt titles on the spine and upper cover. Doubled-ruled gilt turn-ins. All edges gilt. Minor darkening to binding edges. Small offsetting to endpapers from turn-ins. Fine condition.

    Pencil notation on the front pastedown by Cobden-Sanderson's friend Martha P. Laughlin reads: "Presented by Mr. Cobden-Sanderson to his friends."


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