Item #063707 Bacon (Inscribed First Edition). Charles Williams.
Bacon (Inscribed First Edition)
Bacon (Inscribed First Edition)
Bacon (Inscribed First Edition)

Bacon (Inscribed First Edition)

London: Arthur Barker, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed: "Humphrey Milford / from Charles Williams."  Following that are five lines in Latin and the reference p.242.  Milford, from 1913 to 1945 was publisher to the University of Oxford and head of operations at Oxford University Press London.  Thus he was Charles Williams' supervisor.  Additionally he was uncle of Anne Ridler.  Oxford University Press created an imprint (brand) called Humphrey Milford.  The Humphrey Milford imprint printed several C. S. Lewis books including the 1938 edition of The Allegory of Love; Rehabilitations and Other Essays, 1939; The Personal Essay: A Controversy, 1939; A Preface to Paradise Lost, 1942; and The Abolition of Man, 1943. London: Arthur Barker, 1933.  Glenn I.. A. vi. 1  First edition. Peach cloth boards and spine with author and title in peach on the spine against a black section made to look like a label.  318 pp. Indexed.  Glen I.A.vi.1. The book has general wear and light soiling.  VG.  Dust wrapper not present. Full refund if not satisfied. Very Good / No Jacket.

Item #063707

Price: $750.00

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