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SECTION A: Books written, co-written or translated by Robert Graves


First edition:

TREASURE BOX | [rule] | [cut of girl looking into box] | BY | ROBERT GRAVES

Collation: 8 leaves, unsigned, sewn at centre.

p.[1] title-page; p.[2] blank; pp.3–11 text; p.[12] illustration; pp.13–14 text; p.[15] printer’s notice; p.[16] blank.

17.8 × 13.5 cm. Bulk: 0.1 cm. White laid paper watermarked ALDWYCH; all edges trimmed. Bound in light blue paper covers; all sides blank.

Price: Not for sale. Number of copies: 200. Printed December 1919.

Contents: Morning Phoenix – Catherine Henry – The Treasure Box – The Kiss – Lost Love – Fox’s Dingle – Four Rhymes from The Penny Fiddle: The Dream – The Fiddler – The Gifts – Mirror, Mirror

Notes: Printer: Chiswick Press, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London.

Records of the Chiswick Press (British Library Add. MS. 50928, f. 72b), dated 20 January 1920, state that 200 copies were printed.

The illustrations on the title-page and p. [12] are by Nancy Nicholson.

H & W’s note about variant bindings is incorrect. There are no recorded variant bindings.

H & W state the book is stapled at centre. All copies that I have examined are sewn and in the same manner as in A2.

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