The Ballad of Reading Gaol

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1930. John Vassos. Early printing of the edition illustrated by John Vassos. Hardcover. 124pp. Small quarto [24 cm] 1/2 black cloth over blue striped paper covered boards. The title is stamped in gilt on the backstrip (title rubbed). Boards heavily discolored, with the rear board completely browned. Bookseller's stamp at the foot of the front pastedown. Pages toned. Good. Item #54408

Includes sixteen black and white illustrations by the illustrator of Salome, John Vassos. John Vassos was a 1930's book illustrator and long-term industrial designer.

Price: $75.00

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