Aucassin and Nicolete
Book and pictures courtesy of Paul Jackson
Suede cover variant.
Aucassin and Nicolette,
Translated by Andrew Lang, 1899
The book measures 8" x 5 1/8" and has 91 pages. The body of the text is Old Style Antiqua. There were 940 copies printed on Roycroft handmade paper and bound in suede. Twelve copies are known to have been printed on handmade Imperial Vellum and bound in suede. One copy is known to have been bound full Levant. The illumination in the edition of 940 is simply hand coloring of the printed initials. This book is listed in the 1899 catalog and sold for $2.00
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