MacFALL, Haldane. The Wooings of Jezebel Pettyfer. In Fine Binding.


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MacFALL, Haldane. The Wooings of Jezebel Pettyfer. Being the Personal History of Jehu Sennacherib Dyle, Commonly Called Mashee Dyle; Together with an Account of Certain Things That Chanced in the House of the Sorcerer; Here Set Down. London: Grant Richards, 1898. Large 16mo. Bound by Phillip Powell-Jones in full red morocco with black, blue, green, white and brown onlays depicting a lady blowing a kiss. Flat spine, title in gilt direct within circular white onlays (kisses); cream onlay to turn-ins; blue endpapers. Binder's monogram 'PJ' on bottom right-hand corner of upper cover. Signed by the Binder on lower turn-in. All edges blue. Housed in a leather-entry slipcase, also with an onlay of the lady. A fine and rare example from this renowned binder.
Phillip Powell-Jones, a retired general in the Gurkhas, antiquarian book seller, established the Hay Binders, Hay-on-Wye, in the 1970s, a small hand bindery specialising in the repair, restoration and rebinding of cloth and leather bound books.


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