Walter Pater's Greek Studies, in Doves Binding

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Pater, Walter (Prepared for the Press by Charles L. Shadwell), GREEK STUDIES, A SERIES OF ESSAYS (London: Macmillan & Co., 1895).  First edition, 19.5 x 13cm (8vo), handsomely bound by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson ("The Doves Bindery 18C-S96" stamped in gilt to foot of rear turn-in) in burnt orange crushed morocco w/gilt borders to covers & gilt decorations & title w/5 raised bands to spine, a.e.g. w/gilt serrated edges to 1st & final few leaves, decorative gilt turn-ins w/floral corners, [i-v] vi-ix [x-xii], [1] 2-315 [316] pp.  Printed by Horace Hart, Printer to the University, Oxford.  Binding Good (extremities moderately rubbed, spine a bit chipped at tips & edges, & joints cracked); contents Very Good (margins sl. darkened, & gilt rubbed at bottom fore-edge).  Colbeck 18.  (Inv. #1491)  C$500

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