The Ashley Library : a catalogue of printed books, manuscripts and autograph letters / collected by Thomas J. Wise ; with a new preface by Simon Nowell-Smith.
|Main Author:||Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937.|
|Other Authors:||Nowell-Smith, Simon, 1909-1996.|
London, Printed for private circulation only, 1922-1936.
Wise, Thomas James,
English literature > First editions > Bibliography > Catalogs
English poetry > Bibliography > Catalogs.
English drama > Bibliography > Catalogs.
"First published for private circulation only 1922-1936. Reprinted with a new preface 1971."
"Of this book two hundred copies only have been printed."
Device on recto of last leaf inscribed: The Ashley Library. Privately printed.
Part of plates printed on both sides.
"Mr. Wise's aim ... has been to form a library of the first editions of the famous English poets and dramatists in perfect state, from Elizabethan times until the present." Pref.
11 v. :
ill., facsims., ports.
|Original Classification Number:||Z 997 .W813|
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