The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm.
With 76 illustrations by W. Heath Robinson.London, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., 1933 Stock Code: 138696
NotesFirst edition, first impression, of the first Professor Branestawm title, the first in an unusually extended series, written over a 50-year period, and the only one illustrated by Heath Robinson.
Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in royal blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
With coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations throughout.
The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding.
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