Treasure Island.London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1927 Stock Code: 131651
From a small limitationFirst Dulac edition, signed limited issue, number 49 of 50 copies signed by the illustrator, bound in vellum and printed on handmade paper, and notably rare due to the unusually small limitation. Hughey describes Dulac's watercolour illustration for Treasure Island as his "most careful and superb painting", and Dulac himself considered them his best work.
Quarto. Original vellum, black morocco label, top edge gilt. Housed in a red flat-back cloth box by the Chelsea Bindery.
Frontispiece and 11 colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text by Edmund Dulac.
Trivial marks to covers, sporadic very light foxing, very minor stain at foot of final two leaves. A near-fine copy.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220