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PR3502 .E5 1931 Elegy written in a country churchyard / by Thomas Gray.
"Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771."

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Thomas Gray, 1716-1771. An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard. London, 1931.

Illuminated manuscript by Alberto Sangorski on 25 vellum leaves with 20 miniatures. Binding is full blue crushed levant. Front cover has initials T.G. in 28 diamonds surrounded by a ring of approximately 30 diamonds. A diamond is in the center of each of the 12 flowers (inlaid with citron morocco.) Sangorski's letter describes the binding in detail. Alberto Sangorski, 1862-1932, born in London, was taught the art of illumination by his brother, Francis, who had studied under Edward Johnson. At the age of 43 Alberto made writing and illuminating his vocation, concentrating on well-known works of English poetry and prose.



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