EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK
Illustrated by Edmund Dulac
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1916
Almost very good condition. De-luxe edition limited to only 350 signed and numbered copies. 15 glorious tipped-in colour plates mounted on vellum, each mount edged with gold. White cloth elaborately decorated with gilt to front cover and spine. Vellum endpapers. Deckled edges. 170 pages. 11.5 x 9".
SIGNED by Dulac to verso of a free front endpaper. This is Copy No. 52. Spine and edges are browned. Bump to bottom of spine. Some grubby marks to cloth. Surface paper damage to front pastedown, where it appears that something has been removed (possibly a bookplate). Front endpaper has inscriptions in ink; one crossed out, with tape glue marks, where again it appears that something has been removed. Rear pastedown also has some surface paper damage. Edge tear to margin on one contents page. Some darkening and grubby margin marks to pages. All plates are present and beautifully bright.
Stock no. 2126380