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Purple goat leather cover of The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre. Stamped gold title. Tall quarto format.

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Title page of John Donne's 1648 edition of Biathanatos.

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The title page of The Present State of Nova Scotia: With a Brief Account of Canada from the second edition published in 1787.

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The watermark that appears on the paper William Creech used to print The Present State of Nova Scotia.

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Cover of the 1787 second edition of S. Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia

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The cover of The Present State of Nova Scotia held by Special Collections at the University of Victoria

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First page of the dedication letter in the second edition of The Present State of Nova Scotia, addressed to Lord John Sheffield.

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The front page of The Present State of Nova Scotia as it appears in the second edition printed in 1787. Contains the publication information.

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Evidence of a flower having been pressed in the pages of this copy of S. Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia.

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Woodcut imprint of jousting scene from Pericles spanning two tall quarto sized pages of Zerkal paper, surrounding text in Poliphilus and Blado type-face.

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Two tall, quarto size, Zerkal pages containing portraits of a young Pericles and Thaïsa, with surrounding text. The type-face is Poliphilus and Bando.

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Two tall quarto sized Zerkal pages containing comic vignettes of the riddle scene from Pericles, surrounding text and also a portrati of a young Pericles. The Type-face is Poliphilus and Bando.

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One tall quarto sized piece of Zerkal paper with a portrait of an old Pericles, a column of text printed in Poliphilus and Bando, and a small image of Marina and another woman.

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Two tall quarto sized Zerkal pages containing the title page information of Barbarian Press's edition of Pericles.The type-faces are Poliphilus and Bando. The pale blue calligraphy, centre page, was drawn by Andrea Taylor.

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Two quarto size Zerkal pages with Andrea Taylor's calligraphic presentation of the Gower's opening lines.

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A two page spread of the first storm scene from Pericles printed on two tall quarto size Zerkal pages. Images are printed from woodcuts, engraved by Simon Brett. The type-faces are Poliphilus and Bando.

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Two Zerkal pages containing images of the courtly dancing scene in Pericles, framed with text. The image on the right page depicts Pericles and Thaïsa's first dance.

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Two Zerkal pages containing an image of Pericles and Marina reuniting after years of separation, surrounded by text. The image came from a woodcut carved by Simon Brett.

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Decorative "A" at the beginning of the dedication in Donne's Biathanatos.
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