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Hardback, approx 9.5 x 7 inches. Maroon morocco leather binding, blind-embossed paneling and gilt lettering and decoration to boards, raised and gilt banding to spine. All page edges gilt. Gilt inner dentelles, gilt marbled endpapers. With embossed brass clasp fastener. In very good condition. Some overall darkening to cover, some minor rubbing to spine and corners, corners of front board with small chips. Some light foxing between front endpapers, Authors inscription “To Mr and Mrs Thomas Crispe, in happy memory of long years of friendship, and with warmest wishes for their health and happiness, from I. Hunter Donaldson, August 1903.” further inscriptions to halftitle pages; “To Mary, in affectionate remembrance of ... who died July 11th 1911. Thomas Edward Crispe, Ray’s Counsel, one of his favourite books.” and “Robert Cooke, Athelhampton 1957.” Some minor foxing spots to tissue guards, a couple of small spots to inside pages. Some fading to plates. Else a very clean and tight copy. 72pp. Illustrated with 22 mounted B&W plates, including a frontis portrait.
Title: Sketches With Pen and Pencil By Isaac Hunter Donaldson. Officer of the Legion of Honor, and Past Master of the Worshipful Painters Company. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: London, Printed for Private Circulation, 1903 1st,:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82845
Keywords: Illustrated Books DONALDSON, Isaac Hunter: Sketches With Pen and Pencil, signed, inscribed, private, 1903, first edition, leather, fine binding, decorative, clasp, drawings, sketches, illustrations, views, landscapes, poems, verses, Italy, Rome, France, Paris, Cannes, England, Thomas Crispe, Robert Cooke, Athelhampton