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The Temple; Sacred Poems & Private Ejaculations, George Herbert, Nonesuch Press, Numbered, Limited edition, 1927

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Original price £150.00
Current price £120.00
SKU LAN9129

A beautifully produced book of the complete poetic works of George Herbert (1593-1633), a Church of England priest. First published in 1633. This volume has lovely embroidered covers, and the text is finely printed by the Chiswick Press, for private press, Nonesuch Press, founded in 1922.

The Temple; Sacred Poems & Private Ejaculations, by George Herbert. Printed from the Manuscript in the Bodleian Library by the Nonesuch Press, London, 1927. Printed by Chiswick Press. A limited edition of 1500 copies, of which this is number 504.

A near fine copy with the cloth still in excellent condition, with no tears to corners as is often the case. Hardback with gilt fore-edge and top. With toning to top edge. Soundly bound. 

There is offsetting to endpapers and opposite portrait frontispiece (which is normal for this particular book).

Text is bright and clear throughout, with red ruled printed decorative lines.

A lovely example of a beautiful book.

Text in English.

x + 213pp + 1pp limitation.

Dimensions: Approximately 254mm  x 157mm x 28mm.

Weight: Approximately 640g.