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    Book Leaf Collection Printed Pages From English Literature A portfolio of Original Leaves from Rare and Notable Printed Books. Compiled by G. M. L. Brown (New York: Society of Foliophiles, 1925), first edition, #152 of a total edition of 200 copies, labeled clamshell box and introductory leaf with 20 leaves in separate folders with explanatory text. This famous and rare "leaf book" contains pages from such works as Chaucer's Collected Works (1598), William Camden's Annalles of Elizabeth (1625), Minsheu's A Guide to Tongues (1617), King James Bible (1612 8vo edition), The Evening Post newspaper (1721), Milton's Paradise Lost (1667 first edition), Sermons of John Calvin (1583), and Scott's Marmion (1808). The leaves and folders are all fine; the box is in poor condition.

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