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Bath, England: The Old School Press, 2008. Hard Cover. Limited Edition. An exquisite letterpress printed limited edition book by Martyn Ould's Old School Press. The text is set in 12pt Poliphilus printed on a dampened hand-made paper from the Carteria Amatruda in Amalfi, Italy. The end-papers are of burgundy-colored Magnani Firenze, hand-made in Italy. The book consists of a single section of 16pp sewn into boards. The front cover photograph by Martyn Ould was taken on a misty day from Dorsoduro, towards San GiorgioThe edition is 135 copies, of which this is number 24. Fine.
London: Allen Lane, 1977/1981. Hard Cover. First Edition. Both Volumes are First Printings. 319, 400 pp. 8vo. Volume I: Slight blurring of gold printed titling on dust jacket, small stain at lower right corner of front panel, price clipped, clean within. Volume II: Purple dust jacket that has sunned to pink at edges and spine. Clean and crisp within. Both covers encased in mylar. Very Good / Very Good.