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"The Old Book" Edited by Doroth Hartley with Medieval and Renaissance Books

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Title and Author/Editor The Old Book: A Medieval Anthology (Edited by Dorothy Hartley) , The Romance of Tristan and Iseult (Translated by Hilaire Belloc), Gargantua & Pantagruel (Francois Rabelais), The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Ld. Verulam (Francis Bacon), Abbot Suger on the Abbey Church of St. Denis and its Art Treasures (Edited, translated, and annotated by Erwin Panofsky), and more
Genre Literary and Classic, Poetry, Short Stories
Illustrator Dorothy Hartley (English, 1893—1985), Lynd Ward (American, 1905–1985), Joep Nicolas (Dutch, 1897–1972)
Type of Illustration Offset Lithograph, Lithograph
Binding Illustrated cloth on board
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, Pantheon Books, The Heritage Press, The Peter Pauper Press, Princeton University Press
Publication Year 1930, 1946, 1942, 1941
Period Mid-20th Century
Place of Publication New York
Language English
Number of Books 8


- conditions vary; scuffs to covers; edge wear to covers; small spots of discoloration to boards and backstrips; some books with loose hinges; some books with cocked spines; bookplates and ink inscriptions to endpapers; page toning; bowing.


2.0" W x 9.5" H x 6.25" D

- measures one.

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