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Roxburghe Club publications are produced in two states. Each member of the Club receives a copy bound in half calf. In the list of members of the Club, each recipient's name is printed in red ink. Normally, not more than 42 copies are printed in this form. Additionally a member can print up to 300 copies of the title usually bound in cloth. These are available for sale, usually through the antiquarian bookdealers listed below.

Maggs Brothers, 48 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DR
Telephone: + 44 (0) 20 7493 7160
Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7499 2007
Email: robert@maggs.com
Attention of: Robert Harding

Bernard Quaritch Limited, 40 South Audley Street, London W1K 2PR
Telephone: + 44 (0) 20 7297 4888
Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7297 4866
Email: rarebooks@quaritch.com

Henry Sotheran Limited, 2 Sackville Street, Piccadilly, London W1S 3DP
Telephone: + 44 (0) 20 7439 6151
Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7434 2019
Email: books@sotherans.co.uk

JOHN MEADE FALKNER: ABNNORMAL ROMANTIC
A biography by Richard Davenport-Hines

Sale Notes

Price: £85.00

Sale Vendor

Maggs

Notes

John Meade Falkner: Abnormal Romantic by Richard Davenport-Hines. The Roxburghe Club, 2018.
A new and deeply-researched biography of John Meade Falkner (1858-1932), armaments manufacturer and dealer, writer, and bibliophile, best-known for his three novels, The Lost Stradivarius (1895), Moonfleeet (1898), and The Nebuly Coat (1903).

Privately printed for The Roxburghe Club in an edition of 500 copies, of which 400 are offered for sale. Designed by Robert Dalrymple. Set in Mark van Bronkhorst's Verigris type. Printed in Belgium by Albe De Coker, Distributed by Maggs Bros Ltd.

Edition details: Tall narrow 8vo. [Text: 383 x 183 mm]. 334, [1] pp. Tipped-in colour frontispiece of Meade Falkner's College of Arms grant of 1905 (The Nebuly Coat) painted by David Hopkinson, 15 black-and-white illustrations in the text. Bound in sky-blue cloth.

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