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[Moore, T. Sturge] Axel

[Moore, T. Sturge] Axel

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[Moore, T. Sturge] Axel

by Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Jean Marie

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About This Item

London: Jarrolds Publishers, 1925. First edition. First edition. Thick quarto. Original white cloth with bold gilt-blocked and stamped Art Deco design by T. Sturge Moorevon front cover and spine. Limited to 500 Signed (H.P.R. Finberg, publisher), No. 123. Preface by William Butler Yeats. Cover design, exquisite illustrations and decorations throughout by T. Sturge Moore. One of the more impressive gilt stamped bindings of the period, and seldom seen in fine condition. This without a doubt the finest copy we have seen of this book, with no fading or browning to spine (almost always seen). J. Taylor, in "The Art Nouveau Book in Britain," (1980) has the following quote by T. Sturge Moore concerning the cover design: "The minor decorations are symbols: for the 'uncreated light', an unfigured circle; for the great renunciation, a crucifix; for heaven-reflecting life, a rose." Very fine.

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Bookseller
Nudelman Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
3347
Title
[Moore, T. Sturge] Axel
Author
Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Jean Marie
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jarrolds Publishers
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1925

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Specializing in Fine Bindings By Noted Bookbinders; High Spots and Inscribed Copies of Important 19th-20th Century English and American Literature; Autograph Letters and Manuscripts; Fine Press Books; Unusual and Rare Children's and Illustrated; Art Nouveau; Pre-Raphaelite Poetry and Associations; Jugendstil, Wiener Werkstatte; 1890's.Long-standing rare book dealer established in 1979, in Seattle, Washington specializing in the highest quality fine and rare books, primarily from the 18th through 20th Centuries. We value your patronage and would love to have you join our mailing list where we offer illustrated catalogs twice a year by PDF (with copious photos of content). All books are guaranteed as described, and returnable within 7 days for any reason. By Appointment Only.

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Quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
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....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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