New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1936. Harry Clarke. Tudor Edition (Later Tudor printing with illustrations by Harry Clarke). Hardcover. Quarto [29 cm] Black cloth with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and an illustrated paper label mounted to the front cover. Publisher's black topstain. Black endpapers. With 8 beautiful tipped-in color plates, and many black and white plates. All plates are present. The gilt design on the spine is rubbed, however the title is still bold. There is a previous owner's book plate on the front pastedown. The text block is nice and square, and the pages are bright. In an attractive dust jacket, with 4 pieces of tape backing small closed tears. The longest closed tear is 1 1/2". There is a long, but light scuff mark to the rear panel. Despite these small flaws, the jacket is still quite lovely. Housed in a box with an illustrated paper label on the front. The box is in excellent condition, structurally sound, and with very minimal wear. Very good / very good. Item #62252
With color and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke. A book first published in 1919.
Harry Clarke was a book illustrator, Ireland's most renowned stained glass artist, and a prominent figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. It is hard to find the book with such a nice dust jacket and still in the original box which is in superior condition.