Lot 15
 

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

VIEW VIDEO PREVIEW

Viewing

Tuesday 11 January - Thursday 13 January 10am-4pm, and morning of sale from 8am

Click here to read on the latest COVID-19 measures at The Auction Centre

View all lots in this sale

Sell one like this

If you've got a similar item to sell, complete the valuation form below and one of our experts will get in touch. 

Images

Drag and drop .jpg images here to upload, or click here to select images.