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  1. 148607
    DOVES PRESS: MILTON, John. Areopagitica;

    Hammersmith : 1907

    First Doves Press edition, one of 325 copies of which this is one of 300 copies printed on paper.

    The Doves Press Areopagitica is surely the finest edition of the text ever published, in typography and design as elegant and austere as Milton's prose and philosophy. The text is taken from the first edition of 1644, written in response to the licensing... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 148607

  2. Poems. Selected and Arranged by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson.
    DOVES PRESS: SHELLEY, Percy. Poems. Selected and Arranged by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson.

    Hammersmith : 1914

    Limited edition, one of 200 copies printed on paper, from an edition of 212 (the additional 12 were printed on vellum). The book was printed just two years before Cobden-Sanderson threw the Doves typeface into the Thames, thus concluding the bitter dispute between him and his partner Emery Walker, and bringing the era of the Doves Press to a close. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 118500

  3. Faust.
    GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust.

    Hammersmith : November 1906 & June 1910

    First Doves Press editions, each volume one of 25 copies on vellum.

    The subject of Faust preoccupied Goethe for most of his life. He began a play on the theme as early as 1773, at first probably concentrated mainly on Faust's disgust with academic learning and on the shallowness of university life. He worked it up into the love tragedy (the so-called... Learn More
    £25,000.00

    Stock Code: 145189

  4. Seven Poems & Two Translations.
    TENNYSON, Alfred Lord. Seven Poems & Two Translations.

    Hammersmith : 1902

    First Doves Press edition, one of 325 unnumbered copies printed on paper (a further 25 were issued on vellum), with the original Macmillan-headed dispatch envelope used by Doves Press, and rare thus.

    The seven poems including "Ulysses" and "The Lotos Eaters" are on classical subjects, and the two translations are from the Iliad. The fourth book... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 146268

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