The Admirable Crichton

The Admirable Crichton. J. M. Hugh Thomson Barrie.
The Admirable Crichton
The Admirable Crichton
The Admirable Crichton
A lovely deluxe edition in vellum, with illustrations by one of the period's in-demand artists
The Admirable Crichton

London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d. 1914]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 numbered copies (this copy being 94), signed by the artist. Original vellum over boards. Front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt within a double gilt rule and a triple green rule border. Spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Silk ties missing and vellum a bit dust soiled. Large quarto (12 1/8 x 10 inches; 309 x 253 mm.). Collating [2, limitation leaf], vi, [2], 234, [2] with twenty mounted color plates (including frontispiece), with descriptive tissue guards. Black and white text illustrations. Color plate and mount opposite page 36 with vertical marginal crease. A Near Fine copy housed in a gray cloth slipcase.

Laid in is the Leicester Galleries exhibition notice for the original drawings for this book.
(Item #3794)

Price: $550