The Gull's Hornbook (The King's Library). Thomas Dekker, R. B. McKerrow.
The Gull's Hornbook (The King's Library)
The Gull's Hornbook (The King's Library)
The Gull's Hornbook (The King's Library)

The Gull's Hornbook (The King's Library)

London: The De La More Press, 1904.

Limited Edition. Hardcover. 8 7/8" X 7 1/8". viii, 107pp. Edition limited to 700, 650 of which are on handmade paper, of which this is one. Ex libris I. G. Schorsch, with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Paper over boards, wth spine backed in tan cloth with paper title label. Moderate wear to binding, with hard bumping to edges and extremities, mild soiling, sunning to spine, chipping to edges of and sunning to title label, and tears to extremities. Bookseller's ticket to front free endpaper and pencilled notes to rear pastedown. Heavy toning to endpapers. Title page inserted. Binding is sound. Occasional spot of foxing, else pages clean and unmarked. A worn but still very beautiful limited printing of the work of the Elizabethan dramatist Thomas Dekker. Originally published in 1609, The Gull's Horne-booke is a witty, satirical look at pleasure-seeking in Jacobean London. De La More Press Quartos II. Good. Item #4078

Price: $100.00

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