|Title||The book of wisdom and lies |
|Detail Depicted||Binding -- Materials -- Vellum (Front cover) |
|Uniform Title||Sibrzne sic'ruisa. English. |
|Creator/Author||Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani [Orbeliani, Sulxan-Saba, 1658-1725] |
|Publisher||Kelmscott Press |
|Place of Publication||Hammersmith [England--London] |
|Date of Publication||1894 |
|Genre Heading||Printed books--1801-1900 (19th century)|
|Bibliographic Elements||xvi, 256 p. 22 cm. (8vo) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Kelmscott Press |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--Wood engravings|
|Binding||Bound in limp vellum with reddish-brown silk ties as issued.|
Stamped in gold on spine in reduced Golden type: THE BOOK OF WISDOM AND LIES.
|General Notes||Signatures: [a][superscript 10] b-r[susperscript 8] [$2 (-[a]1, 2) signed]; 138 leaves, pp.  [i] ii-xvi   2-256.|
Borders 4a and 4; six-line initials; footnotes, chapter titles, and shoulder notes in red.
Colophon: HERE endeth The Book of Wisdom & Lies, a Georgian Story-book of the eighteenth century, by Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani: translated, with notes, by Oliver Wardrop. Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 14 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex; & finished on the 29th day of September, 1894. [printer's mark I] Sold by Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly, W.
UW copy has some uncut foredges.
|Previous Owners||E. C. Crawshaw [Bookplate] |
|References||Peterson A28 |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 894.9621 Sa95b |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003 |
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