Folio Society Published Works Number 1183
Lydgate, John, A S G Edwards, St Edmund - The Life of Saint Edmund, King and Martyr Limited Edition
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Lydgate, John, A S G Edwards, St Edmund - The Life of Saint Edmund, King and Martyr Limited Edition (Published in by The Folio Society in 2004. Boxed Set Facsimile Copy Plus Separate Volume of commentary. Large 4to. Limited edition of 1010 copies of which this is letter 'Q'. This facsimile has been reproduced from the manuscript MS Harley 2278 in the British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes and printed by Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper from the Biberist mill in Switzerland supplied by John Purcell Paper. Bound by Smith, Settle in full Nigerian goatskin with leather onlays, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano Mill, Italy. All edges gilt, leading edge has the tiniest scratch, silk bookmark. The companion volume is by John Lydgate with introduction, transcript and commentary by A.S.G. Edwards. Bound in buckram with gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine. Original publisher's green box with gilt framed red leather tablet and black title to spine edge. )