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11. For Man and Islands by Peter Abbs

Size: 6 x 9.25 ins.
Date: June 1978
Description: [64pp.] Set in 12pt Centaur type. Printed on Barcham Green paper. Quarter bound in brown leather with printed textured paper over boards with black lettering to spine. Textured cream end-papers.
Illustrations: 11 wood-engravings by Nicholas Parry.
No. of Copies: 70 numbered copies.
Comments: Signed by Nicholas Parry and Peter Abbs. 0906057 04 3 (Hbk)
Price: £21
  
12. Prince Bluebeard's Castle: a libretto adapted from the Hungarian of Bela Balaz, and The Splendid Stag: a Bartok companion by Thomas Orszag-land

Size:6 x 10 ins.
Date: 1978
Description: 52pp. Set in 16pt Poliphilus and Blado type. Printed on Chilham paper. Quarter bound in leather with Liberty patterned fabric over boards. Marbled end-papers.
Illustrations: 8 two-coloured woodcut & etched lino lost block illustrations by Nicholas Parry
No. of Copies: 90 numbered copies
Comments: Signed by the author and Nicholas and Mary Parry. A copy has been seen bound in blue leather with a blind stamped design on the front cover. Another copy has been seen bound in full Liberty patterned fabric with plain brown endpapers. Some copies were issued in card covers.
Price: £25
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13. The Riddles from the Exeter Book by John Porter

Size: 9.5 x 12 ins.
Date: 1978
Description: [64pp.] Set in 10pt and 12pt Old Style type. Printed on Medway hand-made paper. Quarter bound in dark brown leather lettered in gilt to the spine with cork over boards. Fawn textured paper end-papers.
Illustrations: 8 wood cuts and linocut lettering on the title-page by Nicholas Parry.
No. of Copies: 80 numbered copies
Comments: ISBN 0 906057 03 5. Signed by Nicholas Parry and John Porter. Another copy, bound in quarter grey leather, with different spine lettering and green marbled paper end-papers has been identified.
Price: £25
Conran    metamorphoses 14. Metamorphoses by Anthony Conran

Size: 8 x 10 ins.
Date: 1979
Description: 84pp. Set in S. B. 18pt. Verona type. Printed on Hayle Mill hand-made paper. Quarter bound in brown leather with printed marbled paper over boards with gilt lettering to spine. Mabled paper end-papers.
Illustrations: 4 etchings in various colours by Nicholas Parry.
No. of Copies: 90 numbered copies
Comments: Signed by Nicholas Parry and Anthony Conran.
Price: £30

  
15. Songs of a New Taliesin by Peter Abbs

Size: 8 x 10.25 ins.
Date: July 1979
Description: [36pp.] Set in 18pt Caslon type. Printed on Abbey Mills Greenfield paper. Bound in Liberty patterened fabric over boards. Marbled paper end-papers.
Illustrations: 11 lino-cuts by Nicholas Parry, printed in shades of brown, blue and gray. 72pt Caslon caps cut in lino on title-page.
No. of Copies: 90 numbered copies.
Comments: Signed by Peter Abbs and Nicholas Parry
Price: £21
   
16. Aelfric's Colloquy by Bill Griffiths

Size: 10 x 8 ins.
Date: 1980
Description: [40pp.] Set in 16pt. Polipholus and Blado type. Printed on Hayle Mill hand-made paper. Quarter bound in puple leather with cork over boards. Orange end-papers.
Illustrations: 5 wood-engravings by Nicholas Parry
No. of Copies: 90 numbered copies
Comments: Printed on a Wharfdale Bremner handpress. Signed by Nicholas Parry and Bill Griffiths.
Price: £24
 
17. Poems by Else Lasker-Schuler. Translated by Nini Ettlinger

Size: 8 x 10.5 ins.
Date: October 1980
Description: [22pp]. Set in 16pt Poliphilus and Blado. Printed on Glastonbutu Antique paper. Bound in cloth covered boards with a printed label to the front cover and spine.
Illustrations: Illustrated with line blocks from the original brush drawings by Josef Herman.
No. of Copies: 130 numbered copies.
Comments: Signed by Else Lasker-Schuler and Nini Ettinger. In 2007 a few copies were bound in blue printed card wrappers.
Price: £18
18. Sir Orfeo

Size: 7.25 x 14.75 ins.
Date: June 1980
Description: [24pp.] Set in Delphin type. Printed on Glastonbury paper. Bound in wood grain designed cloth over boards with a brown leather spine with gilt lettering. Dark brown end-papers.
Illustrations: 8 coloured wood-cuts by Nicholas Parry
No. of Copies: 95 numbered copies including 21 specials.
Comments: Title-page states June, colophon states July. A copy has been viewed with marbled end-papers, dark brown leather spine, printed on paper 8.75 ins. wide. Signed by Nicholas Parry. Colophon states July.
Price: £45
18a. Sir Orfeo

Size: 7.25 x 14.75 cms
Date: June 1980
Description: [24pp.] Set in Delphin type. Printed on Glastonbury paper. Bound in wood grain designed cloth over boards with a brown leather spine with gilt lettering. Dark brown end-papers.
Illustrations: 8 coloured wood-cuts by Nicholas Parry
No. of Copies: 21 numbered copies.
Comments: Signed by Nicholas Parry. Copies 1-3 on RWS paper; 4-21 on Chilham paper. Colophon states July.
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19. The Mind and Dying of Mister Punch by David Grubb

Size: 9 x 11.75 ins
Date: January 1980
Description: [19pp.] Set in 19pt Verona type. Printed on Abbey Mills paper. Bound in cloth boards with a printed label to the front covers. Patterned green and brown end-papers.
Illustrations: 5 wood and lino cuts by Nicholas Parry.
No. of Copies: 90 numbered copies.
Comments: Signed by Nicholas and Mary Parry and David Grubb.. ISBN: 0905761065
Price: £21
  
20. The Seasons by Thomas Orszag-land

Size: 7.5 x 10 ins.
Date: 1980
Description: [31pp.] Set in 16pt. Poliphus and Blado type. Printed on Glastonbury Antique paper. Bound in grey cloth covered boards with a printed design in blue and red lettering to the front cover and red lettering to the spine.
Illustrations: 12 coloured woodcuts by Nicholas Parry.
No. of Copies: 90 numbered copies.
Comments: Signed by Nicholas Parry and Thomas Orszag-land.
Price: £18
21. The Songs from Dynasts by Thomas Hardy

Size:7.5 x 10.5 ins.
Date: October 1980
Description: [16pp.] Set in 14pt Caslon type. Printed on Zercall cream mould-made paper. Sewn. Quarter bound in dark pink paper lettered in black to the spine with marbled paper over boards, with printed label to the front cover. Pale brown end-papers.
Illustrations: 4 wood-engravings by Nicholas Parry.
No. of Copies: 230 numbered copies.
Comments: Signed by Nicholas and Mary Parry. Edition in wrappers. Case bound £15
Price: £7.50