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(DOLMEN PRESS.) (RIVERS, Elizabeth.)

Initium S. Evangelii Secundum S. Joannem.

Published: Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1953

Stock code: 94533

Price: £500

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First edition illustrated by Elizabeth Rivers, first impression, from a limited edition of 500 copies. The Beginning of the Holy Gospel According to St John was the first Dolmen Press collaboration with Elizabeth Rivers.

Octavo. Original black and white patterned boards, title label printed in black and orange to front board, set in 16 point Poliphilus type. With the dust jacket. With three woodcuts by Elizabeth Rivers. Text in Latin. Very faint dampstain to front pastedown, free endpapers lightly tanned. An excellent, fresh copy in a mildly dust-soiled jacket

Bibliography: Miller 10.

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