Broncho..

BALL, RICHARD..

Bound in original red quarter morocco over red cloth, gilt, spine in compartments with black and gilt lines. Marbled edged endpapers. Top edge gilt, others deckled. In red slipcase with green title label, gilt, containing inner pocket with a duplicate set of the sixteen plates for framing purposes, which has been neatly repaired. A little foxing of fore edge but otherwise a fine copy.

£65.00

Details

SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

Publisher

Country Life Ltd.,

Place

London

Date

1930

Synopsis

This autographed edition de luxe is limited to 200 numbered copies, of which this is no. sixteen.

Item Description

SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION. 4to. 8 x 10.25 inches. ix + [i] + 134 + [4] pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 16 plates, including frontispiece, from drawings by G. D. Armour and by vignettes, including title page.

Notes

Signed limited edition of an account of a horse that serves on the Western Front and returns home, illustrated by the artist, Richard Ball (b.1897); an early predecessor of the recent War Horse story. The 1932 popular edition was subtitled An imaginary biography of a horse.

[Stock No. 24224]

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