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[PFORZHEIMER, Carl H. (1879-1957).] The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library. English Literature 1475-1700.Compiled by W.A. Jackson and E.V. Unger. New York: Privately Printed, 1940.

Limited edition, number 143 of 150 sets, signed by Pforzheimer on the portrait frontispiece.“The descriptions of the 1105 printed books and 169 autographs and manuscripts are the chef d'oeuvre of William A. Jackson and the non plus ultra of ‘critical’ bibliography as postulated by Sir Walter Greg. Miss Unger had been the librarian of the Pforzheimer Library since 1920. The catalogue is a model of its kind” (Grolier). It was designed by Frederic Warde and after his death completed by Bruce Rogers. Grolier Bibliography 162.

Three volumes, quarto (308 x 224mm). 60 plates and numerous illustrations in text. Original cloth, slipcase (a little soiled).

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