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Arbor Vitae by Godfrey Blount, 1899


Arbor Vitae; A book on the Nature & Development of Imaginative Design for the Use of Teachers Handicraftsmen & Others, by Godfrey Blount.

Published by J. M. Dent & Co., London 1899, 1st edition.

A good copy of this scarce publication. Green cloth hardback with gilt motif and titles. Covers are scuffed and worn and faded to extremities and spine. Binding is sound. Foxing to endpapers and owner's inscription to first free endpaper.

A very good quality printing on a quality uncut ivory stock. Text is very good throughout and features many woodblock style design motifs for artists.

viii + 240pp.

Dimensions: Approximately 295mm high x 239mm wide x 300mm deep.

Weight: Approximately 1.24kg.