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138 pp.; 4to; blind stamped cream paper over boards; gilt stamped red raw silk cloth back; period woodcut illustrations nicely reproduced, with a section of notes provided to help explain the symbolism involved. Foolscap letterhead invoice laid in with a xerox copy of a typed, signed, personal letter of appreciation to "Peggy and Larry," from the recipient of the book, a fellow printer.
Title: Phisicke Against Fortune, as well prosperous as adverse. Forty - six dialogues by Francesco Petrarca; Translated by Thomas Twyne; Illustrated by Hans Weiditz; Introduction by Lewis W. Spitz; Essay by William M. Ivins, Jr.
Edition: Limited Edition, No. 50 of 175 copies
Publisher: Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Foolscap Press: 1993
Book Condition: A handsome production in fine condition.
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: 1576
Keywords: Printing Press Books Art Classics California