New York: The Century Co. 1922. Henry C. Pitz. Hardcover. 322pp. Small quarto [24.5 cm] Dark blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and an illustrated paper label mounted to the front cover. Illustrated endsheets. Very good. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed, and the spine is mildly rolled. The title on the spine has faded a bit. The top edge of the text block is darkened, and there is a small soiled scuff mark on the bottom edge of the text block. There are several very insignificant stains on the fore edge of the text block. Weak front hinge. There is a former owner's bookplate on the front free endsheet. The pages are yellowed, but very clean. Item #33098
The illustrator, Henry C. Pitz, wrote and illustrated over 190 books, the most famous of which is The Brandywine School.