Divers Proverbs with their Explication and Illustration [William Safire Copy]. Nathan Bailey, Allen Lewis.
Divers Proverbs with their Explication and Illustration [William Safire Copy]
Divers Proverbs with their Explication and Illustration [William Safire Copy]

Divers Proverbs with their Explication and Illustration [William Safire Copy]

Very Good. Item #5578

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1917. First Edition Thus. Reprint of the 1721 edition. 12mo; 83pp. Two-color printing with woodcuts by Allen Lewis throughout. Book in marbled paper-covered boards with paper title card and vellum spine. Boards rubbed along edges with light bumps to corners and smudging to spine. Covers open a bit loosely and book falls open easily to between a few gatherings, but binding is secure. Endpapers toned, else pages unmarked.

This copy from the personal library of journalist and language expert William Safire, with his bookplate on front pastedown.

Price: $35.00