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1 [Penfold, Roosje]; Wilde, Oscar THE TEACHER OF WISDOM
Oregon House Petrarch Press 1994 First Thus Paper wraps Fine Penfold, Roosje Signed
C8vo. (7.75 x 5.25). Copy 114 of a limited edition of 200 on Arches Text paper signed by the illustrator. Rose colored deckle paper wraps titled in maroon. Text, full page illustration and tailpiece printed in maroon ink with red and blue highlights to illustrations. Fine with a faint shadow on front lower corner of wrapper. The Teacher of Wisdom is one of six prose poems originally published together by Wilde in 1894 and is a parable about sharing the knowledge of God. The Petrarch Press was founded in 1985 by Peter Bishop who sought to publish important literature in fine, hand-printed editions. Roosje Penfold is a Dutch born American graphic artist living on Whidbey Island, WA. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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2 [Woodroffe, Paul; Housman, Clemence]; Housman, Lawrence OF AUCASSIN AND NICOLETTE A TRANSLATION IN PROSE AND VERSE FROM THE OLD FRENCH TOGETHER WITH AMABEL AND AMORIS
New York The Dial Press 1925 First Thus Paper covered boards Very good Woodroffe, Paul; Housman, Clemence 
12mo.(7" x 5"). pp. [i - viii]; [1] - 106; (6 blank). Cream paper covered boards with titles stamped in gold on the spine. Arts & Crafts headpiece, tailpiece, initial letters, Frontis. and 3 additional full page illustrations by Paul Woodroffe engraved on wood by Clemence Housman. Endpapers designed and signed by Paul Woodroffe. Spotting to paper between pages 15 and 32. Lightly sunned spine with two small spots on front board and contemporary ownership inscription on half-title, otherwise a lovely production in the Morrisonian fine press tradition. 
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