Allen Lane Christmas book - Rolfe (Frederick)] Without Prejudice.


Allen Lane Christmas book - Rolfe (Frederick)] Without Prejudice.

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"Without Prejudice", One Hundred Letters from Frederick William Rolfe "Baron Corvo" to John Lane. Edited with an introduction by Cecil Woolf. Royal 8vo, 120p, 4 plates, 8pp facsimiles of two letters, Privately Printed for Allen Lane, [Harmondsworth], Christmas 1963.

One of 600 copies printed in Van Dijck in black (the title-page in red and black on Hodgkinson's handmade paper specially watermarked "Corvo to Lane". Buff laid Fabriano Roma paper boards, red and gilt on spine; title blocked in gold in a facsimile of Corvo's handwriting on a red panel on the front cover. Pink paper dust-jacket, unititled, a little faded and chipped (loss to spine. A very good copy.

Designed by Hans Schmoller; printed by Rowley Atterbury at the Westerham Press. Both considered this amongs their finest productions. The book is accompanied by a folded card, on p.1 of which is an apology from Allen Lane for sending another book so soon. This is printed in red.

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