The Ballad of Reading Gaol

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1928. John Vassos. First edition thus. Hardcover. 124pp. Small quarto [24 cm] 1/2 black cloth over blue striped paper covered boards. Title stamped in gilt on the backstrip. Very good. Minor fading to boards with gentle rubbing at the corners. The spine is very subtly rolled. The date has been written in pen on the front free endsheet. Pages are mildly tanned. Item #31519

Includes sixteen black and white illustrations (with tissue guards) by John Vassos. John Vassos was a 1930's book illustrator and long-term industrial designer.

Price: $35.00

See all items in Illustrated Books
See all items by ,