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    George Saintsbury (ed.). Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macauley. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885.

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    Number 45 of 50 large paper copies. Octavo. 367 pages. Gilt-tooled full crimson morocco binding by Roger de Coverly (master of Cobden-Sanderson).

    An especially clean copy. Stamp-signed by the binder at the bottom edge of the inner front cover. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Gilt spine titles. Elaborately gilt triple-ruled and decorated turn-ins. Gilt-ruled board edges. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor wear to binding. Off-setting from turn-ins.

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