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Title:

Larkspur: A Lyric Garland

   

Upper Cover

 

Lower Cover

 

Spine

 

Title Page

 

Limitation Page

 

Vine Press

 

 

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State (a):

40 copies printed on hand-made paper.

Hand-coloured illustrations done by Neuburg's wife.

Bound in grey paper boards with red spine.
Upper cover illustrated with woodcut.
Spine lettered in gilt vertically down spine “LARKSPUR.”.
Contains a woodcut portrait of Neuburg signed "Victor B. Neuburg".

State (b):

550 copies printed on antique laid paper.
Copies are hand-numbered.
Top edges trimmed.  All other edges are untrimmed.
Bound in a maroon cloth spine with pink paper covered boards.
Upper cover lettered in red “LARKSPUR. | (Woodcut Illustration) printed in black | THE VINE PRESS, | STEYNING. | MCMXXII.”
Lower cover lettered in red “STEYNING. | (Woodcut Illustration) printed in black | MCMXXII.”
Spine lettered in gilt vertically down spine “LARKSPUR.”.

8” x 5 1/4”.
 
Publisher: The Vine Press.  
Printer: Vine Press.  
Published At: London and Steyning.  
Date: 1922.  
Edition: First Edition.  
Pages:

xii + 101.

 
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Remarks:

Original woodcut illustrations were designed and cut by Dennis West.  Printed by hand on Victor Neuburg’s printing press.  The “Dedication”, “Prologue”, “Epilogue”, “Colophon”, and the poems signed “Christopher Crayne”, “Paul Pentreath”, “Harold Stevens”, “Laurence Edwardes”, “Arthur French”, and “Nicholas Pyne” are by Victor Neuburg.

 
Pagination:
Page(s)    
  Limitation Page
  Half-title
  Blank
[  i] Blank
[  ii] Woodcut Illustration
[  iii] Title page
[  iv Blank
[  v] Divisional Title "Dedication"
[  vi] Woodcut Illustration
[vii-viii] Dedication
[  ix] Contents
[  x] Blank
[  xi] Half-title
[  xii] Blank
[1-101] Text
[  129] Divisional Title ‘Colophon’
[130-139] Text
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  [Woodcut Illustration] “PRINTED AT THE VINE PRESS, | LONDON & STEYNING. | Nineteen hundred & Twenty- | two.  The illustrations designed | and cut by Dennis West. | AD MVSARVM | Æ QVARVM | GLORIAM | LABOR | SIT.” | [Woodcut Illustration]
 
Contents:

- Dedication

- Prologue

- The Countryman’s Delight: Tom D’Urfey

- Canticles: John Norris

- Doron and Carmela: Robert Greene

- The Milkmaid: Dr. James Smith

- Sharing Eve’s Apple: John Keats

- The Amorous Shepherdess: Christopher Crayne

- The Invitation: Aphra Behn

- Johnny and Jenny: Edward Moore

- The Ballad of Lyonesse: Paul Pentreath

- I Mun be Married a Sunday: Nicholas Udall

- Madrigal: William Drummond

- An Apology for Having Lov’d Before: Edmond Waller

- The Yellow Moon: Harold Stevens

- Giles and Jillie: Laurence Edwardes

- Bowpots: Arthur French

- Trollie-Lollie: Nicholas Pyne

- Epilogue

- Colophon   
 

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