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The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf Before the High Court of vendome/edited & Translated with an Essay on Babeuf By John Anthony Scott

The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf Before the High Court of vendome/edited & Translated with an Essay on Babeuf By John Anthony Scott

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The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf Before the High Court of vendome/edited & Translated with an Essay on Babeuf By John Anthony Scott

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Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1964. Large 4to, unbound signatures laid in a full leather chemise and encased in a stout buckram tray case with leather spine, as issued. Slight wear to the box else fine. One of 300 copies. With 21 magnificent portrait etchings by Thomas Cornell of leaders and precursors of the French Revolution: Voltaire, Rousseau, Diderot, Marat and others. Unsigned frontispiece of Babeuf and 20 portraits signed in pencil by Cornell. The first large scale project completely produced at the Gehenna Press. Designed by Leonard Baskin, who signed the colophon. Grolier Club, American Illustrated Books 1945-1965 (one of 40 books selected)> Brook, 36 The Gehenna Press. Baskin:"...an example of an ideal that the press strove for in those years. A meaningful text, generally unavailable, set forth in handsome & apposite typography & enhanced with a set of etchings, woodcuts or lithographs, that enlarge or augment or deepen the text.". By the Artist and Publisher. Chemise and Tray Case. Fine. Illus. by Thomas Cornell. Large 4to.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
4320
Title
The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf Before the High Court of vendome/edited & Translated with an Essay on Babeuf By John Anthony Scott
Illustrator
Thomas Cornell
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gehenna Press
Place of Publication
Northampton
Date published
1964
Keywords
Gehenna Press, Leonard Baskin, Babeuf, Freedom of the Press, Fine Press, Limited Editions, Thomas Cornell , Etchings, Freedom of the Press, American Illustrated Books, French Revolution, Enlightenment
Size
Large 4to

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