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PROPOSALS FOR A RAFFLE, ...
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Proposals for a raffle, for a beautifully illuminated manuscript work, richly embellished with miniatures and splendidly ornamented initial letters. The subject of the work is a Norman French poem of the 14th century; it is entitled "The vows of the heron," ... the translation into English prose, the introduction, the notes, and appendices, ... and the fac-simile copies from original MSS. in the British Museum, ... Terms of the raffle: ...
[London]: [M. Colnaghi], [1834?].
[4] p. ; 25.5 cm. (4°)

First verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. The 'Terms Of The Raffle:' are completed in ink 'One hundred Shares At One Guinea Each'. 'The work is in the hands of Mr. M. Colnaghi, of Cockspur Street, where it may be seen, and where subscriptions will be received for the author, Mr. Dudley Costello'.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on the blank p. [3] Names of subscribers / H.R.H The Duchess of Kent 5 shares / H.R.H. The Princess Victoria 5 Shares / ....

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6008


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