[De Zilverdistel] P.B. Shelley - Prometheus unbound - 1917

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[De Zilverdistel] P.B. Shelley - Prometheus unbound - 1917
Fine Bindings, Graphic design, Literature - Quantity: 1 - Limited edition, With slipcase - Book

(ZILVERDISTEL). P.B. SHELLEY, Prometheus unbound. A lyrical Drama in four Acts.

[Den Haag], (De Zilverdistel), 1917. Original limp parchment with gilt spine lettering and Zilverdistel vignette in gold on the front cover. In paper slipcase with the same vignette (Binderij Phoenix). (4), 148 pp. Hand-set in Zilvertype and printed by J.F. van Royen on his own press in red and black in an edition of 125 copies.

The Zilvertype type was designed by S.H. de Roos in collaboration with Van Royen in 1914-1916. It is considered the most harmonious roman type of De Roos. De Zilverdistel 15. Van Royen 1964, 11.

Zilverdistel is considered the most important Dutch private press from the twentieth century.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Fine Bindings, Graphic design, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
[De Zilverdistel] P.B. Shelley
Book Title
Prometheus unbound
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1917
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
De Zilverdistel
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Extras
Limited edition, With slipcase
Number of pages
152
Dimensions
25×17 cm
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