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"Joan the Maid of Orleans" Folio Translated by Pauline B. Sowers, 1938

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Title and Author/Editor Joan the Maid of Orleans (The Chronicles of St. Denis)
Genre History, Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs, Religion
Type of Illustration Woodcut
Printer The Grabhorn Press
Translator Pauline B. Sowers
Binding One quarter cloth with paper boards
Dust Jacket No
Publisher Roy Vernon Sowers
Publication Year 1938
Period Early to Mid 20th Century, 1930s, Vintage
Place of Publication San Francisco
Limited Edition Yes
Language English
Number of Books 1
Additional Notes A hand-bound book created and printed by Roy Vernon Sowers, a prominent book printer and dealer in San Francisco. This book is a portion of The Chronicles of St. Denis on Joan of Arc, “the Maid of Orleans.” It was translated to English by Pauline B. Sowers and contains reproductions of woodcuts from the original Chronicles and a bibliographical note on the work of 15th century book printer and seller Antoine Vérard.


- loose hinges; bumped corners; scratches and discoloration to boards; slight page toning.


0.5" W x 15.25" H x 10.25" D

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