Les Miserables (5 volumes)
Hugo, Victor; Illustrations by Lynd Ward , Lynd Ward(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: For the Members of the Limited Editions Club
Date Published: 1938
Edition: Limited Edition
Book Id: 47294
SIGNED. Thick quarto [29 cm] Black cloth over boards with gilt stamped brown cloth spine labels. Publisher's red top stain. The text is printed in black and the illustrations are printed in color. In the black paper covered slipcase with a brown and white printed title label. The books are in very good condition. The covers are lightly rubbed, and the stain on the top edges of the text blocks is a bit sunned near the spines, and the gilt on the spines has dulled. There are a couple of label stains on the front endsheet of volume 1. The slipcase is in good condition, with several splits in the edges. The longest measures 5 inches. Dance, 087.
In the translation by Lascelles Wraxall authorized by the Author. Printed with a new Introduction by André Maurois and with illustrations by Lynd Ward. Number 1354 in an edition of fifteen hundred copies. This edition was designed by Peter Beilenson and was printed by him at the Walpole. Signed by Lynd Ward on the colophon page of volume 5.