Book Description

Published by the Guild and School of Handicraft, Essex House, Bow, London, 1896, 1st edition. Softcover. Original brown card covers. Black lettering to spine. Black "flower design" to front board. Yapped edges. 11.5ins x 8.75ins, [ii], 36pp, 1pp book adverts plus frontis and 12pp plates (7 folding and 2 coloured). Also an illustration within the text. Frontis by Joseph Pennell. Frontis loose. Bookplate of Gavin Stamp to front pastedown. A few tears to the yapped edges where they overreach the text block. Tiny loss to base of spine. Overall VG. Scarce. The very first publication in the Survey of London series which is still in production today - over 125 years later.
Dealer Notes
stock no: 51034
Author Ashbee, C.R.
Date 1896
Binding Card
Publisher Guild & School of Handicraft
Illustrator Joseph Pennell (frontis)
Condition VG

Price: £375.00

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