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SMITH (PHILIP) MILTON (JOHN) Complete Poetry & Selected Prose, 1952; and a pair of volumes titled Homes and Homo Sapiensv(3) image 1
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THE REMAINING BOOKBINDINGS OF PHILIP SMITH (1928-2018)

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Lot 110
SMITH (PHILIP)
MILTON (JOHN) Complete Poetry & Selected Prose, 1952; and 2 others
24 June 2021, 11:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

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SMITH (PHILIP)

MILTON (JOHN) Complete Poetry & Selected Prose... edited by E.H.Visiak, bound by Philip Smith in turquoise crushed morocco, front cover with a blind-tooled floral pattern emanating from a vase-shaped ivory leather onlay, the rear cover tooled in blind to the same design, gilt dots on covers and on blind-tooled and gilt lettered spine, binder's monogram stamp dated 1952 on rear turn-in, spine slightly darkened, cloth slipcase, Nonesuch Press, 1952--Pair of blank books titled 'Homes' and 'Homo sapiens' on spine, bound in black and brown half morocco respectively, the sides with gilt stars at edges and main panels showing a house in a whirlpool and a silhouette of a male figure seen from behind, morocco turn-ins with dots and stars, decorated endpapers, top and fore-edges with drawings of houses and figures, manuscript binder's notes tipped-in at end of first volume, housed in single box with pull-off lid and leather label stamped '698', small 4to (173 x 139mm.), [n.d.] (3)

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