Lot 15


Thomson (Hugh, illustrator). The Ballad of Beau Brocade and Other Poems of the XVIII Century, by Austin Dobson, London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. Ltd., 1892. 4to, bound in 1893 by Riviere & Son in tan crushed morocco, spine gilt in compartments, covers gilt with elaborate outer frames enclosing central Pegasus vignettes, gilt inner dentelles incorporating a Vitruvian scroll, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, woodcut additional title-page, half-title, 26 etched plates on japon, etched vignettes, headpieces and initials throughout (all on india paper, mounted), original cloth covers and spine bound in at rear (qty: 1)

First edition, large-paper issue, number 10 of 450 copies signed by Dobson on the limitation page, this copy additionally signed by the artist on the title-page.

Sold for £280
Estimated at £100 - £200


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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