WYETH, N. C. (illus.); FOX, John, Jr.

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come.

A limited edition. With pictures by N. C. Wyeth.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931 Stock Code: 118697
£1,250.00

Signed limited edition in the uncommon glassine jacket

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Notes

Signed limited edition, number 323 of 500 copies signed by the illustrator; 12 presentation copies were also issued. The trade issue was published the same year. Fox's classic Civil War tale was originally published by Scribner's Sons in 1903, with illustrations by F. C. Yohn. A handsomely illustrated copy, with the uncommon glassine jacket.

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Description

Large octavo. Original japon-backed blue and yellow check cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, blue endpapers. With the glassine jacket. Housed in the blue box, japon label to lid, numbered in manuscript.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece, title page and 14 plates tipped in with tissue-guards.

Condition

Contemporary Christmas ownership inscription to inside cover of box lid. An excellent copy, partly unopened, in the lightly yellowed glassine jacket with slight loss to foot of front flap, laid-in. In the lightly browned box, slight wear to extremities.

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