Dropmore Press - The Holkham Bible Picture Book Introduction and Commentary By W. O. Hassall, M.A.

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The Holkham Bible Picture Book. Introduction and Commentary by W.O. Hassall. Second edition, double crown 4to, 35cm, pp.vii[3], 191[1], colophon, The Dropmore Press, London, May 1954,

Set in Monotype Walbaum and printed on Arnold & Foster mould-made vellum. 84 plates (8 coloured). Binding by W.H. Smith of half ruby niger with leather fore-edge and half parchment sides decorated in blind. A fine copy.

A very handsome facsimile of a famed fourteenth-century manuscript formerly owned by the Earls of Leicester and now in the British Library. This edition was immediately preceded by one hundred copies signed by W.O. Hassall, bound in full morocco.

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