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ROXBURGHE CLUB. WARWICK PAGEANTS.. The Pageants of Richard Beauchamp Earl of Warwick. Reproduced in Facsimile from the Cottonian MS. Julius E. IV. in the British Museum with an Introduction by William, Earl of Carysfort, K.P.1908

Privately Printed for Presentation to the Members of The Roxburghe Club, Oxford. Folio, [viii],xvipp., followed by 55 full-page photographic plates on Japanese vellum each accompanied by a leaf of explanatory text, with the bookplate of the Printer's Library, Oxford, title printed in red and black, orig. quarter Roxburghe morocco, uncut, t.e.g. With a A.L.s from William, Earl of Carysfort complimenting Horace Hart (printer of the book) on the quality of printing and book production. An important book in the history of the Roxburghe Club, being the first book to be published by a University Press thereby inaugurating associations with the Oxford and Cambridge press which still continues today.

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