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Kate Greenaway (Signed Limited Edition), Layard, M. H. Spielmann and G. S.

Author Name    Layard, M. H. Spielmann and G. S.

Title   Kate Greenaway (Signed Limited Edition)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good-

Publisher   London Adam & Charles Black 1905

Seller ID   21153

This is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders. Please check.; Off-white, embossed boards; a little marked; a trifle worn; corners slightly bumped, upper front corner very slightly broken. App 1/4" at head of backstrip worn, and slight wear to tail; backstrip a little darkened. Gilt titling on front still quite sharp; gilt titling on spine a little dull, but still legible. Gilt top foredge. Front and rear joints partially exposed, but boards and backstrip intact, and binding otherwise unaffected. Colour plates, with tissue guards. Also b/w plates + illustrations in the text. Owner's name on half-title page.Tipped in at the front is an original sketch by Kate Greenaway; the mounting is a little worn, but the sketch is firmly fixed in place. The book is dedicated by the authors to John Greenaway, Kate's "only brother and life-long companion". This is no 250 of 500 copies signed by John Greenaway, who has also authenticated the tipped-in sketch. A lavishly illustrated and annotated volume of the great Victorian children's illustrator, clearly showing her debt to (and possible influence on) - amongst other things - the Arts and Crafts movement, and the nascent Art Nouveau movement. ; 4to (8" x 11"); 300 pages

Price = 250.00 GBP

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