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Under the Hawthorn: and other verse

£75.00

Product description

Composed by Augusta Chambers de Gruchy (1842 - 1893), published by Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Bodley Head, London, 1893, First thus. Hardback, bound in tan cloth with title in gilt on spine; 12mo., 86 pp., frontispiece (and title page) is an engraving attributed to Walter Crane (see image); printed on what appears to be hand laid paper, trimmed and gilded at top; the other edges are untrimmed and some of the folios are still joined; not every page is numbered and some numbers are out of sequence; no jacket. Book condition: Fair; endpapers browned and both boards are water stained; lower leading edge of rear board appears to have been nibbled; spine is bumped at both ends but not sunned. An extremely rare edition, especially with the dedication on the ffep (see image) "E F Victor Briard, a birthday gift from his mother, October 4, 1894, in loving memory of the authoress. To his brother John Fortescue Briard in memory of his brother killed in action on the retreat from Mons, August 21, 1914, and of his grandmother - the authoress."

Item details

Added value:
Dedication
Author(s):
Augusta Chambers de Gruchy
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
140 mm x 210 mm
Edition:
First thus
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
86
Publisher:
Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Bodley Head
Title:
Under the Hawthorn: and other verse

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Composed by Augusta Chambers de Gruchy (1842 - 1893), published by Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Bodley Head, London, 1893, First thus. Hardback, bound in tan cloth with title in gilt on spine; 12mo., 86 pp., frontispiece (and title page) is an engraving attributed to Walter Crane (see image); printed on what appears to be hand laid paper, trimmed and gilded at top; the other edges are untrimmed and some of the folios are still joined; not every page is numbered and some numbers are out of sequence; no jacket. Book condition: Fair; endpapers browned and both boards are water stained; lower leading edge of rear board appears to have been nibbled; spine is bumped at both ends but not sunned. An extremely rare edition, especially with the dedication on the ffep (see image) "E F Victor Briard, a birthday gift from his mother, October 4, 1894, in loving memory of the authoress. To his brother John Fortescue Briard in memory of his brother killed in action on the retreat from Mons, August 21, 1914, and of his grandmother - the authoress."

Added value:
Dedication
Author(s):
Augusta Chambers de Gruchy
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
140 mm x 210 mm
Edition:
First thus
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
86
Publisher:
Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Bodley Head
Title:
Under the Hawthorn: and other verse

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