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Armstrong (Martin) Desert, a Legend, one of 100 copies signed by the author, wood-engravings by Eric Ravilious, 1926 & others with wood-engravings (16)

 

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Armstrong (Martin) Desert, a Legend, out-of-series copy marked "Presentation" and signed by the author from an edition limited to 100, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by Eric Ravilious, original cloth, t.e.g., others uncut, dust-jacket (spine browned with slight fraying at head), 1926 § Murdoch (Iris) A Year of Birds: Poems, 2 vol., number 33 of 50 copies signed by the author and artist and with an additional suite of 12 artist's proofs, wood-engraved illustrations by Reynolds Stone, original cloth-backed marbled boards, proofs all numbered and initialled in pencil and tipped into card mounts, loose in original cloth drop-back box, together in slip-case (slightly rubbed at edges), Tisbury, Compton Press, 1978 § Hudson (Stephen) Céleste and other sketches, number 62 of 700 copies, wood-engraved plates by John Nash, original cloth, gilt, a little soiled, Blackamore Press, 1930, all a little rubbed; and 12 others illustrated with wood-engravings, 8vo & 4to (16)

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Armstrong (Martin) Desert, a Legend, out-of-series copy marked "Presentation" and signed by the author from an edition limited to 100, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by Eric Ravilious, original cloth, t.e.g., others uncut, dust-jacket (spine browned with slight fraying at head), 1926 § Murdoch (Iris) A Year of Birds: Poems, 2 vol., number 33 of 50 copies signed by the author and artist and with an additional suite of 12 artist's proofs, wood-engraved illustrations by Reynolds Stone, original cloth-backed marbled boards, proofs all numbered and initialled in pencil and tipped into card mounts, loose in original cloth drop-back box, together in slip-case (slightly rubbed at edges), Tisbury, Compton Press, 1978 § Hudson (Stephen) Céleste and other sketches, number 62 of 700 copies, wood-engraved plates by John Nash, original cloth, gilt, a little soiled, Blackamore Press, 1930, all a little rubbed; and 12 others illustrated with wood-engravings, 8vo & 4to (16)

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