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    Herbert Home, Arthur Highgate Mackmurdo, and Selwyn Image, editors. The Century Guild Hobby Horse. No. 1. Kent: G. Allen, April 1884. Quarto. 105 pages with 4 page announcement bound in the back. [together with:] The Century Guild Hobby Horse. Volume I [bound with:] Volume II. London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., 1886 and 1887. Large quarto. 160 numbered pages each. Illustrated woodcuts and engravings. Contributors include Ford Madox Brown, Christina Rossetti, John Ruskin, the late Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, John Ruskin, Oscar Wilde, and many others. Smaller and larger closely matching bindings, quarter leather over textured boards, single gilt rule on covers, gilt titles and designs on spines, upper edges gilt, dark decorative endpapers. Boards rubbed, lightly stained, corners bumped, leather scratched and worn, occasional foxing or minor soiling to pages. Front free endpaper of the No.1 volume coming loose. Otherwise both volumes in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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