Barlaam and Josephat
(Greenbrae): The Allen Press, 1986. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #21266 .
Small 8vo. (53)pp. Gray cloth printed on the spine and upper board with the title. Title in two colors. Two full page illustrations ad several vignettes in the text; hand-colored initials. Finely printed letterpress on hand-made Richard de Bas paper. One of 140 copies. A fine copy in its clear acetate wrapper.
An edition of the Christian legend of the Buudha, translated and first published by William Caxton in 1484.
With a letter laid in from Lewis Allen to the original purchaser.
Allen Press, #52.
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