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The Hansom Cab And The Pigeons Being Random Reflections Upon The Silver Jubilee Of King George V : The Deluxe Edition With the Glassine Wrapper by  Eric (Illus.)  L.A. & Ravilious - Signed First Edition - 1935 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 2222322244744)

The Hansom Cab And The Pigeons Being Random Reflections Upon The Silver Jubilee Of King George V : The Deluxe Edition With the Glassine Wrapper

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The Hansom Cab And The Pigeons Being Random Reflections Upon The Silver Jubilee Of King George V : The Deluxe Edition With the Glassine Wrapper

by Strong, L.A. & Ravilious, Eric (Illus.)

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by The Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence in 1935. Number '25' 0f only 212 copies issued of the special limited edition. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Printed in Perpetua type on hand made paper and signed by L.A. Strong to the limitation page as called for. There were also 1000 unnumbered and unsigned copies. Original blue morocco spine slightly sunned and marbled boards. Very light spotting to the text block with the occasional light spot to the page edges in places. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The fragile original plain Glassine WRAPPER is in Very Good condition. It is split at the spine with some loss of the spine portion. The scarce glassine wrapper is now protected in a removable Mylar archival cover. Illustrated by Eric Ravilious with a full page frontispiece, first leaf engraving, and a series of repeated decorations (bandeaux). One of three books illustrated by Ravilious for The Golden Cockerel Press. Sanford called this work, 'one of our most successful efforts.' (CHANTICLEER 105). Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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Details

Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
2222322244744
Title
The Hansom Cab And The Pigeons Being Random Reflections Upon The Silver Jubilee Of King George V : The Deluxe Edition With the Glassine Wrapper
Author
Strong, L.A. & Ravilious, Eric (Illus.)
Illustrator
Ravilious, Eric
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1935
Keywords
Hansom, Ravilious, Strong

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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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erasures
Erasures indicates marks where someone has removed bits of text or content from a book. In Book Arts, erasures can also mean a...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Marbled boards
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glassine wrapper
A thin, partially transparent or translucent paper covering often used ...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
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]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[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]
fine
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