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CROFT, Peter J. 
Autograph Poetry in the English Language. Facsimiles of original manuscripts from the Fourteenth to the Twentieth Century.

Description:
pp. xxiii, (iii), 93 plates with explanatory text, (i) Index, (i) blank; vii, (i), plates 94-197, (i) Index, (i) blank [TOTAL pp. 448]. Dust wrappers both slightly torn at the head of the spines, cloth-backed boards, presentation inscription from the author to MICHAEL [?HALLS, librarian at King's College, Cambridge] and MARK, 1982, very good copies of a lavish production. WITH 23 folio leaves of Croft's original ms. for the text of this work, WITH the Prospectus in paper wrappers.

*This fine set was issued some fifty years ago for the price of £30.00 - this is equivalent thus : real price of that commodity is £386.00 : labour value of that commodity is £587.90 : income value of that commodity is £695.00 : economic share of that commodity is £832.60, in 2021.

Cassell. London [printed by Vivian Ridler at the University Press, Oxford].

Date Published: 1973. 2 volumes. L4to. LIMITED EDITION of 1500 copies, this being no.1381

Stock No. 65543

Price: 120.00

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