Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved: an Album of Deplorable Caprices Faithfully Narrated & Modestly Embellished by William Russell Flint. William Russell Flint.
Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved: an Album of Deplorable Caprices Faithfully Narrated & Modestly Embellished by William Russell Flint
Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved: an Album of Deplorable Caprices Faithfully Narrated & Modestly Embellished by William Russell Flint
Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved: an Album of Deplorable Caprices Faithfully Narrated & Modestly Embellished by William Russell Flint

Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved: an Album of Deplorable Caprices Faithfully Narrated & Modestly Embellished by William Russell Flint

London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1955. Flint, William Russell. Hardcover. 123, [5] p.: color frontispiece, color title vignette, many in-text and full-page illustrations in sepia; 31 cm. Full scarlet morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled spine title and gilt-tooled Golden Cockerel emblem on front board. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Title page printed in red and black; titles in red throughout. This is number 85 of a limited edition of 550 numbered copies designed by Sir William Russell Flint and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press; the watercolor paintings and crayon drawings were reproduced in photogravure by Bemrose and Sons; the text was set and printed by the John Roberts Press. The first 150 copies, including this one, were bound in scarlet morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. It is signed by Sir William Russell Flint. With slipcase covered in the same marbled paper used for the endpapers. Without the 8 extra plates housed in a marbled paper sleeve that originally accompanied each of the first 150 copies. With the postcard acknowledging the purchase in 1955 by Philadelphia bibliophile C. Barton Brewster. Lacking the 8 extra plates; otherwise book is in Near Fine Condition: tail slightly rubbed; clean and crisp. Slipcase is in Very Good+ Condition: corners are rubbed; solid. Near Fine. Item #002733

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