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LIECK, Albert.

The Flying Horse.

Illustrated by Ruth Cobb.

London : 1920 Stock Code: 47856
£750.00
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Notes

First edition, the dedication copy, inscribed by the author to his daughter on the dedication page, expanding on the printed dedication: This book is dedicated to "Sophie Lieck," the child who helped to make it ", and is presented to her by the author". At page 82, the last page of chapter 7, Lieck has carefully transcribed the first stanza of Canto IV of Byron's Childe Harold.

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Description

Small octavo. Contemporary binding, presumably for presentation, of pale blue quarter morocco, patterned handmade-paper covered boards, front cover lettered in gilt, top edge dark blue, buff endpapers.

Illustrations

Original hand-painted frontispiece tipped-in, 7 engraved plates by Cobb.

Condition

Spine slightly faded, one or two spots to text block, otherwise an excellent copy.

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