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Novelle Cinque: Tales from the Veneto.  Illustrated with Facsimiles from the 16th Century Manuscript, Translated, Edited, and Annotated by George H. Bumgardner., George H. Bumgardner (1918-1995), editor.
1 George H. Bumgardner (1918-1995), editor. Novelle Cinque: Tales from the Veneto. Illustrated with Facsimiles from the 16th Century Manuscript, Translated, Edited, and Annotated by George H. Bumgardner.
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1974 First Edition, thus. Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 1950 copies, this is number 276. 8vo. 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. (146) pp. 2 color frontispiece illustrations taken from the original manuscript, title-page printed in red and black within a typographic border, 2 additional color facsimiles within the text, color initials; text clean, unmarked. Quarter red cloth, brown paper over boards, gilt ruled covers, spine titled in gilt, comes in the original slip case as issued with printed paper label on the side; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Bumgardner on the colophon. Fine. This volume contains the first English-language translation of a sixteenth century manuscript now held at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. It was designed by Martino Mardersteig who oversaw the letterpress printing in the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona. Printed on specially manufactured paper made by Cartiere Magnani, Pescia and bound in Milan by Legatoria Recalcati. The manuscript translated here contains 5 stories that mark the beginnings of a Venetian national literature in the Italian Renaissance. The author(s) are not known. 
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A Conversation on D. H. Lawrence by Aldous Huxley, Frieda Lawrence Ravagli, Majl Ewing, Lawrence Clark Powell, Dorothy Mitchell Conway, With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell., Haruhide Mori, editor.
2 Haruhide Mori, editor. A Conversation on D. H. Lawrence by Aldous Huxley, Frieda Lawrence Ravagli, Majl Ewing, Lawrence Clark Powell, Dorothy Mitchell Conway, With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
Los Angeles, CA: Friends of the UCLA Library, 1974 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Good Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 1,250 copies designed by Marian Engelke and printed by Grant Dahlstrom. The frontispiece and front cover with a woodblock printed by Dorothy Brett. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 46 pp. 14 black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, woodblock print frontispiece; text clean, unmarked. Black-stamped green cloth; binding square and tight, edges and rear cover foxed. Presentation slip. Good. This volume contains the transcript of a conversation held at the UCLA library on March 7, 1952 which included D. H. Lawrence's widow, Frieda Ravagli, Aldous Huxley, and Lawrence Clark Powell. See Powell's Foreword. 
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