Sign In | Register
No image available

THE AWFUL HISTORY OF BLUEBEARD: ORIGINAL DRAWING BY W.M. THACKERAY

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

Condition: Good/No Dust Jacket


New York: Jerome Kern, 1924. This is a limited printing of a Christmas gift - privately printed for the famous song writer and book collector, Jerome Kern. The printing is limited to only 83 copies of which this is number 53. There is an Introduction by Temple Scott, and notes on the Bluebeard Legend by Charles Vale. The book was printed by Douglas C. McMurtrie. Condition: the morocco spine is well-rubbed, with a chip out of the upper spine title taking out the word "The." Otherwise this is a Good copy of a very rare book.. Limited. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Thackeray. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: The Country Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 29691
  • Title: THE AWFUL HISTORY OF BLUEBEARD: ORIGINAL DRAWING BY W.M. THACKERAY
  • Author: Thackeray, William Makepeace
  • Illustrator: Thackeray
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Edition: Limited
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jerome Kern
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: Limited Edition, Small Press
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature and Literary; Illustrated Books;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

$150.00

$3.99 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Harlem Renaissance

Collecting the Harlem Renaissance

One of the most influential - and certainly most iconic - cultural revolutions in American history, the Harlem Renaissance offers a compelling repertoire for both seasoned and novice book collectors. We've put together a beautiful gallery of high points to help start your collection here.

A Brief History of the Dust Jacket

A Brief History of the Dust Jacket

When did dust jackets first appear, and what exactly are they for? Learn about this often-important detail as it applies to book collecting. More...


Trustpilot