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The Confessions of St. Augustine

Title

The Confessions of St. Augustine
In the translation of J.G. Pilkington ; with an introduction by George N. Shuster ; and illustrated with paintings by Edy Legrand.

Creator

Augustine, St.

Description

"The eighth of this Thirtieth Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... The twenty-four full-page color illustrations have been painted by Edy Legrand; four of thse have been printed as endpapers... The book has been designed by John Lewis, who chose fourteen-point Bembo for the text ... The paper is Glastonbury laid, natural tone, made specially for this edition by Grosvenor, Chater and Company ... The shelfback of the binding is a dull-finish black leather, and the boards are covered with natural linen bearing a black leather label on the front; the title is stamped in gold on both the leather areas"--Publisher's announcement.
No. 289 of a limited ed. of 1500 copies
Signed by the illustrator
Gift of Loryn Romadka
From the collection of Austin Fredric Lutter, with his book plate

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

Ipswich (Essex) : Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club by W. S. Cowell

Date

1962

Contributor

J.G. Pilkington
George N. Shuster
Edy Legrand
John Lewis

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

xxx, 296 p., [20] leaves of plates : col. ill.
28 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL) BR65 A6 E5 1962

Files

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Collection

Appears in Exhibits

The Classic Text

Citation

Augustine, St. , “The Confessions of St. Augustine,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 16, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/100.