Basil Seal Rides Again or The Rake’s Regress.
Frontispiece by Kathleen Hale.
First edition, first impression. An out-of-series presentation copy; one of a limited edition of 750 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf, “a belated wedding present for Bertie from Evelyn” and with a slash through the portion of the limitation that reads “This is No…”.
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Quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to upper board gilt, blue endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Colour frontispiece by Kathleen Hale. Boards a little mottled, faint toning to edges of contents. An excellent copy.