A Plurality of Worlds. Bernard de Fontenelle.
A Plurality of Worlds

A Plurality of Worlds. John Glanvill's translation [of 1688] with a prologue by David Garnett.

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. 8vo. Limited edition. #348 of 1600 copies. Original full limp vellum with leather thongs, with arrangement of astrological signs on front cover and title in gilt down the spine. All edges untrimmed, top edge gilt 'on the rough'. Dark green paper-covered slipcase decorated with stars. Hand set in Janson at the Nonesuch Press and printed at the Curwen Press on Van Gelder cream laid paper. Eight decorations by T. L. Poulton, stencilled at the Curwen Press, using gold leaf. Slipcase a little rubbed. Fine. Item #4155

One of the most attractive productions from this press.

Price: £60.00

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