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Edward Lear on My Shelves by  Wm. B. Osgood Field - Signed First Edition - 1923 - from Temple Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Edward Lear on My Shelves

by Field, Wm. B. Osgood

Condition: Good+


Munich: Privately Printed at the Bremer Press, 1923. 455pp, [1], original quarter cloth and boards with original paper label to spine. Spine slightly dulled, label browned, minor splits to joints at head of spine, minor chipping to foot of spine, covers slightly faded to edges, corners bumped. Internally bright and clean. Number one hundred and eight of one hundred and fifty-five copies, 'numbered and signed' according to the colophon, but I can see no evidence of it being signed (presumably as issued?). Printed on Zanders handmade paper by The Bremer Press in Munich, with five hand-coloured double-page landscapes by Annette von Eckardt. First Edition. Quarter Cloth and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Lear, Edward. Folio. Limited Edition.
  • Bookseller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001299
  • Title: Edward Lear on My Shelves
  • Author: Field, Wm. B. Osgood
  • Illustrator: Lear, Edward
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Privately Printed at the Bremer Press
  • Place: Munich
  • Date published: 1923
  • Keywords: Lear
  • Size: Folio


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