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[Prospectus Only] The Epicure's Anthology; of Famous Meals in Literature, Repas Galants, Festive Scenes, Etc.

Quennell, N[ancy] (Editor); Symons, A.J.A. (Essay); Lancaster, Osbert (Artist)

  • Book condition: Fine
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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1936. No binding. Fine. Lancaster, Osbert. Octavo size, [2] pp. Prospectus only for "The Epicure's Anthology", the prospectus without wood-engravings, but with sample title page with title in red. ___DESCRIPTION: A single sheet, announces publication "in November" at 2 Gns. for the numbered copies and 7s.6d. for the "cheap Unlimited Edition"; octavo size (8 5/8" by 5 3/8"), [2] pp., 12,000 copies printed in three different printings, this one of the last 4,000 copies printed in May of 1937. ___CONDITION: Fine overall, clean and free of edgewear, with only one faint spot of foxing to the top margin, free of creases and markings. ___CITATION: Cock-A-Hoop no. P114; volume found in Pertelote no. 114. ___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and I ... Read more

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The Sleeping Beauty, and Other Fairy Tales

Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur; Dulac, Edmund (Illustrations)

  • Book condition: Near fine
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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Dulac, Edmund. In original dust jacket, octavo size, 228 pp. The classic fairy tales in this collection have been told and retold countless times, to the delight of children and adults alike; here, Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863-1944) offers his own rendition of the stories. Quiller-Couch, known for his literary criticism and his anthology of poetry "The Oxford Book of English Verse", faithfully translates Perrault's French text, in an entertaining and accessible edition of these fairy tales. Accompanying the text are stunning illustrations by renowned French-British artist Edmund Dulac (1882-1953), who brings to life the popular stories such as "The Sleeping Beauty", "Cinderella", and "Bluebeard" with his delicate sense of detail and colour. ___DESCRIPTION: Full red cloth, illustration and lettering in gilt on the front board, gilt lettering and illustration on the spine, endpaper ... Read more

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