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Beckford, William, 1760–1844
Vathek / by William Beckford ; a new translation by Herbert B. Grimsditch ; with ten illustrations by Marion V. Dorn.
Additional Title(s):
Vathek. English
Bloomsbury : The Nonesuch Press, 16 Great James Street, 1929.
Physical Description:
[4], 172, [2] pages, [8] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4091 .V4 1929
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translated from the French.
"This edition consists of 1050 copies for sale in England by the Nonesuch Press and 500 copies for sale in the United States by Random House, Inc. The text has been printed by John Johnson, Printer to the University, at the University Press, Oxford; the illustrations by the Curwen Press, London."--Colophon.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 60
BEIN Beckford 73: No. 1176.
BEIN Z78 22v: No. 1009. Bookplate of Carl Van Vechten.
SML/LSFR copy: no. 963.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 1014 of 1050. Bound in quarter vellum and gilt-stamped red boards.
Subject Terms:
Arab countries -- Fiction.
Middle East -- Fiction.
Porter, Linda Lee Thomas, d. 1954 -- Bookplate (SML,AOB X178 N73 Z929B).
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 -- Bookplate.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1929.
Gothic fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Grimsditch, Herbert B. (Herbert Borthwick), 1898-, translator.
Dorn, Marion, 1896-1964, illustrator.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
Curwen Press, printer of plates.

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