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Shelfmark Collins 523
Held By BL
Country England
Period 20c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique spine gold lettered
BookBinder Leighton Straker
Author Bott, Alan John
Title Our Mothers. Edited by A. Bott. Text by Irene Clephane. A cavalcade in pictures, quotation and description of late Victorian women, 1870-1900.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1932
Notes London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 14 Henrietta Street Covent Garden. London and Southampton: Printed by the Camelot Press Ltd. Book size: 175x242x30mm. Ticket size: 25x17mm. Clephane (Irene) Bott (A.) Our mothers; ... late Victorian women. First edition, plates, 4to., the de-luxe binding of blue morocco, g.e., by the Leighton Straker Bookbinding Co. Ltd. Standard Rd. Acton, NW 10, with their printed ticket pasted on bottom on contents page, trifling wear and the spine a bit faded, but quite an impressive slab of leather, London, Gollancz, 1932 £50. Quite a common book, but we have not noticed one of these specials before; the spine blocking is identical to that on the publishers blue cloth.
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