Lot 12
 

12

Jacobs (Joseph). Indian Fairy Tales. Illustrated by John D. Batten, London: David Nutt, 1892. Large 8vo, bound in 1898 by Riviere & Son in light brown crushed morocco, spine and covers gilt overall with olive-branch devices, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, additional pictorial title-page (printed in pink), half-title, 18 wood-engraved plates (including a duplicate of each plate), pictorial colophon leaf (printed in pink), wood-engraved headpieces, vignettes and initials throughout, paper spine and front panel apparently from the original boards bound in at rear (qty: 1)

First edition, deluxe issue, number 22 of 160 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the author and illustrator on the limitation page.

Sold for £700
Estimated at £150 - £250


 

Binding only, good condition. No cracks to the hinges or joints. No notable fading. Wear noted at the corners of the boards.

Auction: Townhouse: Property From the London Residence of a Lady of Title, 14th January 2022

Townhouse: Property From the London Residence of a Lady of Title

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