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    Thomas More. [Utopia.] The Discourses of Raphael Hythloday, of the Best State of a Commonwealth. Utopia. Written in Latin. Translated into English by Gilbert Burnett... Detroit: Cranbrook Press, 1902. First edition thus, limited to 210 numbered copies, of which this is number 66. Quarto. [72] pages. Hand-decorated initials throughout. Half vellum over brown paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt with calf spine label, vellum ruled in gilt along edges of paper; text block edges untrimmed. Mild shelf wear to binding; tiny amount of chipping along edges of spine label; minor discoloration to vellum; paper at boards rubbed with a couple of faint drip stains; top edges of boards slightly darkened. A bit of light staining at lower corners of endpapers, extending into first few leaves of text block. Very good.

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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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