One of the Great Illustrated Topographical Titles of the Twentieth Century

Graham, Rigby

Leicestershire ( With Promotional Ephemera )

Published: 1980 Sycamore Press

Date:

The First (and only) Edition published by the Sycamore Press,Leicester in 1980 and distributed by the Gadsby Gallery.Hard Cover.BOOK Condition:near FINE.Folio-over 12" - 15" tall.Quarter black leather with green cloth boards in excellent condition with no sunning of the spine.Gilt titling very bright.Book is housed in a near FINE orange cloth covered SLIPCASE.160pp, beautifully illustrated with full page tipped in colour plates,monotone and black & white line drawings. Limited to 150 copies,this being number 56 and SIGNED by Rigby Graham.An exquisite expensively produced work and one of the great topographical books of the twentieth century.See accompanying photos as an example of the quality of drawings in this title,especially the last two images of the magnificent end-papers.Accompanied by a CATALOGUE 'Graham's Leicestershire ' in near Fine condition which describes the book in production and lists some of the paintings which ended up being utilised in the book production. Also accompanied by a small PAMPHLET 'Graham's Leicestershire - further drawings and paintings' produced by the Gadsby Gallery.Extremely scarce to find in such collectible condition and with such ephemera.

Condition
Near Fine

Binding
Hardcover

£1250

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