The Oxford Companion to English Literature (Clarendon Press, 1960) Folio Society Special Binding
The Oxford Companion to English Literature
compiled and edited by Sir Paul Harvey
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, reprint 1960 (of the 1946 Third Edition)
Issued to members of The Folio Society as a ‘Special Publication’ from 1960.
Hardback. Full blue morocco with title and decoration in gilt to spine and decoration in gilt and blind to front board; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; sewn-in ribbon page-marker. pp viii, 932. Size: 9.5 x 6.5 inches approx. (238mm x 164mm).
Leather a little marked and scuffed in places, light shelf wear to extremites; a hint of sunning to spine. A previous owner’s name in ink to first blank; pages lightly age-toned but generally very clean throughout.
Overall, a particularly well preserved copy – quite lovely.
ref. [A2]: Folio 60 – A Bibliography of The Folio Society 1947-2006
ref. Folio Society Devotees at LibraryThing
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