8vo, coloured frontispiece and 50 plates (2 coloured), xxviii [ii], 375pp, contemporary? light tan half morocco over pale green cloth covered boards, the spine with raised bands, lettered direct in two compartments, top edge gilt the other edges untrimmed. Extremities just very slightly rubbed; not all pages opened and some poorly opened, damaging margins, but no loss of text; else a very good copy of 'The Foundation Edition of Myths and Legends, limited to one thousand numbered copies of which this is number 931.'. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: Myths and Legends: The British Race.
Verlag: Boston; David D Nickerson & Co undated but s?
Buchbeschreibung George G. Harrap & Company, London, 1910. Hardcover. Zustand: Good. 1st Edition. Dark green cloth boards. Gilt title and design front and spine. Stamped design and blue design front. 375pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white plates including frontispiece. Gilt-stained head edges. Corners and spine ends bumped, rubbed and frayed. Small cloth tears spine ends with narrow separation cloth at tail edge, and head 10mm of spine folds. Fore-and tail edges uncut. Small bookseller's sticker, and pencilled price and note front pastedown. Light rubbing-out ffep. Light foxing endpapers, prelims, edges and occasional pages. Front hinge slightly open at half title page, but secure. Small 15 x15mm scuff of p278, with small loss including one letter, and some still attached but fully legible. Contents clean and firm. No inscriptions. Twentieth century versions of ancient and mediaeval stories. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 002656
Buchbeschreibung Dingwall-Rock Ltd., New York. Hard Cover. Zustand: Very Good-. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket. J. H. F. Bacon, Byam Shaw, W. H. Margetson, Gertrude Demain Hammond and Others (illustrator). (No Date) 376 pp. Original green cloth covers w/ title in gilt. Binding moderately soiled and rubbed. Spine ends bumped. Spine a bit sunned. Light natural discoloration to front blank endpaper. Several leaves unopened. Illust. w/ fifty-one full page illustrations. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 17600MYTH
Buchbeschreibung Dingwall-Rock Ltd., New York. Green Cloth w Gilt. Zustand: Very Good. J. H. F. Bacon, Byam Shaw, W. H. Margetson, Gertrude Demain Hammond and Others (illustrator). Undated (circa 1910). 376 pp. Original green cloth covers w/ title in gilt. Binding very lightly scraped in a few places. Spine ends bumped. Spine a bit sunned. Light natural discoloration to front blank endpaper. Illust. w/ fifty-one full page magnificently executed illustrations. Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE PICTURED. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. And even if you're not interested at this time, THANKS for looking! Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a permanent character lacking in transitory electronic renderings. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4". Hardcover. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 008078
Buchbeschreibung George G. Harrap, London, 1910. Half Calf. Zustand: Very Good. BACON, J.H.F. et al (illustrator). pp 374. Frontis, plates. Fine prize binding in half blue calf. Elaborate gilt decoration to spine and gilt college crest to front board. Prize certificate to pastedown. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Legends include Beowulf, Cuchulain, Gamelyn, Sir Gawayne, Robin Hood and more. A handsome book. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 014298