Dog Stories. John Held.

Dog Stories

New York: The Vanguard Press, 1930. Limited Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 124pp. Quarto [28 cm] Thickly woven gold cloth over boards with an embossed title on the spine, and an embossed dog vignette on the front cover. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore edges. White and black illustrated endpapers. Very good condition, with multiple very tiny, light stains on the backstrip. The peach and gold paper covered slipcase is in good condition only, with rubbing and soiling, and occasional splits in the edges. The longest split measures 3" long. Item #43472

Illustrated by the author. The Utah artist, John Held Jr., was one of the best known magazine illustrators of the 1920s, and his designs for F. Scott Fitzgerald jackets became icons of the Jazz Age. This edition is limited to two hundred ten copies of which two hundred are for sale. This is number 68. Signed by John Held Jr. on the limitation page.

Price: $300.00

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