The Noble Knight Paris & the Fair Vienne. [Translated oute of Frensshe in to Englisse by William Caxton at Westmestre, 1485. Allen Press.

The Noble Knight Paris & the Fair Vienne. [Translated oute of Frensshe in to Englisse by William Caxton at Westmestre, 1485.

One of 130 copies printed on French handmade paper. Printed in black and red in Romanée types adapted from the Caxton 1485 edition. Eight wood-engravings by Mallette Dean, hand-colored by Dorothy Allen. Spine lightly toned, but far less darkened than in most copies we have handled. A near fine copy in publisher's slipcase. An attractive fair early Allen Press publication. Quarter parchment over gray boards, decoratively stamped in dark gray. Quarto. 43 leaves. Item #15982

Allen Bibliography 18.

Price: $500.00

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