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Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautiful.

Cobden-Sanderson T.J. (1902.)

£120.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. Small 4to., a good copy in original quarter vellum, lettered in black, pale brown boards a little bumped at top fore corner, fore and bottom edges uncut. London, Printed at the Chiswick Press ... Sold by the Hammersmith Publishing Society.

Cobden-Sanderson on his soap box, yelling in apparent frustration that "the idea to be communicated by the book comes first, as the thing of supreme importance", emphasizing and re-emphasizing that "the Book Beautiful...should be conceived as a whole".

Stock Code: 107259