The Arts Club.
And its members.London: Truslove and Hanson, Ltd, 1920 Stock Code: 141029
NotesFirst edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author and publisher on the front free endpaper: "Presented to the Arts Club by G. A. F. Rogers and J. Truslove". The book charts the history of the Arts Club from its foundation in 1863. It includes detailed histories of the Club's premises at Hanover Square and Dover Street, and contains a complete list of members from 1863 to the book's publication in 1920.
Quarto (263 x 204 mm). Publisher's red morocco presentation binding, titles to spine in gilt, five raised bands tooled in gilt, each compartment decorated in gilt, two-line ruled border in gilt to covers enclosing four-line ruled frame, scrolling foliate turn-ins, green silk endpapers, top edge gilt, fore-edge untrimmed. With the cloth slipcase.
Photographic frontispiece, 13 full page plates, 1 illustration to text, several by members of the Arts Club.
Spine and joints a little rubbed, bands and compartments lightly chipped, occasional spots to text; a very good copy.
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