Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Confessions of St. Augustine... [SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR]

Ipswich, England: The Limited Editions Club, 1962. Legrande, Edy. First edition thus. Hardcover. Quarto. xxx, (2), 296, (2)pp. Black leather spine over beige cloth. Black leather labels lettered in gilt on spine and front cover. Housed in publisher's red cardboard slipcase with black & gilt label on spine. Illustrated with 20 color plates and spectacular double-page color endpapers. Edition limited to 1500 copies (this is #1363) printed by W. S. Cowell Ltd, and signed on the limitation leaf by Edy Legrande. A fine copy in a slipcase with just a touch of shelfwear at corners.

St. Augustine (b. 354 A.D.) was a convert to Christianity. His "Confessions" became the model for early Christian writers throughout the Middle Ages. Fine in near fine publisher's slipcase. Item #50575

Price: $65.00