THE BOOK OF GENESIS, by Medici Society - 1864 [Ltd Ed]


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The Book of Genesis

illustrated edition by F. Cayley Robinson

77 of 500 printed on handmade paper for the Medici Society. The Riccardi Press Books. Includes 9 illustrations + frontispiece, with accompanying tissue protectors. 88 pages. 8 x 10.25 inches.

Publishing Info: Philip Lee Warner, London. 1864.

Overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Hardback boards have sharp corners and barely bumped spine ends. Quarter bound linen and paper are notable dirty, with some scuffs and a faded sticker block on front. Spine has a title sticker. Please see photos.
  • Binding is delicate and intact, with pastedown separating from front cover. Signatures exhibit slight gaps.
  • Pastedowns exhibit soiling with a pencil note on the front.
  • Green ribbon bookmark is intact and attached, but definitely fragile with age.
  • The text body has very little scattered foxing.
  • Tissue protecting frontis is detached, and others are coming loose.
  • Gilt along top edge of text block. Side and lower edges are deckled. Faint musty scent from text block.
  • Illustrations are pasted onto tipped in plates, and in generally nice condition. Some evidence of minor water damage (not evident on text pages) with minor warping and foxed gutters. Some images have some foxing (please see photo for max damage). Tissue protectors are beginning to separate from binding.
  • Paper DJ has sunned spine and fading, with some rough wear along the edges. Overall intact, slightly water warped, with "77" written on the spine.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of wear or age.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Subject: Religion & Spirituality
Topic: Christianity Bibles
Year Printed: 18640000
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Origin: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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