Heartsease and honesty : being the Pastimes of the Sieur de Grammont, steward to the Duc de Richelieu in Touraine / taken from his notebooks written in French, never before printed & here made English by Helen Simpson.
- London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1935.
- Physical Description:
- , 5-77,  pages ; 24 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPQ1799.G68 H43 1935Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- Translation of unpublished notebooks with title Passetemps.
"The book of Heartease and Honesty has been printed in Great Britain by Christopher Sandford, Francis J. Newbery, and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press, 10 Staple Inn, London, and completed on the last day of September, 1935. The edition is limited to 300 copies of which nos. 1-25 are printed on hand-made paper, and nos. 26-300 on mould-made paper. 250 copies only for sale."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 108
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 249 of 300; signed by the translator. Bound in blue quarter cloth and white and red patterned boards.
- Subject Terms:
- France -- Social life and customs.Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.Simpson, Helen, 1897-1940 -- Autograph.
- Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
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Gramont, Scipion de, sieur de Saint Germain, -approximately 1638, Heartsease and honesty , 1935
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