Bumpus Binding ([ 1914 ])

Gaskell, Mrs Elizabeth; Thomson, Hugh (Illus.); Bumpus (Binding)

Cranford

Published: Macmillan and Co. Ltd.

Date: [ 1914 ]

Exquisite signed binding by Bumpus of Oxford. Bound in full green morroco with elaborate gilt decoration. Five raised bands to spine with gilt decoration to compartments and red leather labels for title and author. Boards are double ruled with a floral inner border and gilt-stamped dentelles. All edges gilt. A very pretty copy with bright gilt and minor wear. Internally clean and tight with offsetting from dentelles to edges of free endpapers, and light spotting to eps, front and end matter. 298 pp; b/w ills. by Hugh Thomson. 1914 reprinting of 1891 first edition with Thomson's illustrations.

Condition
Fine

Binding
Hardcover

£225

Offered by Bath and West Books