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Maggs Bros. Ltd. - Dealers of Rare books and manuscripts since 1853.

The covers of this book are too far apart.Ambrose Bierce

Maggs Bros Ltd has been dealing in rare books and manuscripts since 1853. Our staff is organized into nine different departments, each offering a different expertise.

We are based in a fine Georgian townhouse in London’s Berkeley Square, and from there run an international business, travelling frequently throughout the world to buy, to sell and to advise.

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Uncut Woodblock with full design for Le Morte Darthur title page drawn onto the block.

The detailed design is drawn in pencil and is highlighted in china white. 192 x 126 mms. 1929.


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