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Name    Binyon, Laurence


Binding   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London A. & C. Black, Ltd. 1933

Seller ID   6603

This is the first edition from 1933 without a dust jacket. The book has a pin point perforation that spells out the name of a private library and city. There is a modest stamp on the last page - of the Index. No other marks. The covers are a bright, cheery red cloth with a title in gilt on the spine. Tight, bright, with a faint touch of fading on the top edges and a little curve in at the top and bottom of the spine. The end papers are pristine except for a tiny label from a New York bookstore. The pages are all crisp and clean except for the stamp already mentioned - on the last page. The top edges are tinted a matching red. Other edges are clean and crisp. There is a frontispiece in color of a watercolor with a tissue guard (to prevent sticking or damage. There are many other illustrations in sepia ink. Binyon was the 'keeper of prints and drawings at the British Museum'. Prolific author and compiler.; 8vo; 201 pages

Art Artists Watercolors British Artists

Price = 18.00 USD

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