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A Marriage Triumphe solemnized in an Epithalamium

HIGH HOUSE PRESS. ; HEYWOOD Thomas (1936.)

£150.00 

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in Memorie of the happie Nuptials betwixt the High and Mightie Prince Count Palatine and the most Excellent Princesse the Lady Elizabeth. One of 65 copies (this number 15). Printed in red and black. Folio, original cloth backed marbled boards, uncut. "The present edition is printed by James E. Masters, with the assistance of his wife, Beatrice, at The High House Press, and it is the first book issued from the new home of the Press at Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol."

An absolutely fine copy, but for some foxing to the endpapers, in an old, if not original tissue jacket. High House was an amateur enterprise (Masters, in a fine piece of nominative determinism, was a school teacher) that produced some 40 books of very high standard, all set and printed by the husband and wife team - succinctly described by Douglas Cleverdon as "the least pretentious and most admirable of the private presses".

Stock Code: 227881