Desert - A Legend (Signed Limited Edition)

By: Ravilious, Eric (illustrates). Armstrong, Martin

Price: £150.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing. Hardback book is very tight, clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, with fading to edges. Spine faded but gilt title is still readable, nice and sharp spine ends. Text block is very clean, deckle edged to fore edge and bottom edge, Gilt top edge is still quite bright with some dustiness. Some unopened leaves. Feels lightly read. FEPs have some light offset toning and previous owners ink name to FFEP. Due to fading of boards and spine grades very good however feels very nice in the hand, close to near fine. No jacket. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book described. A key Eric Ravilious illustrated title, being his first full illustrative commission. 30 black and white woodcuts, some full page and chapter head illustrations, in the usual Ravilious style. This is the limited edition with green boards, signed by the author to the limitation page. This copy being 56/100. The paper quality and printing is superb creating a fantastic canvas for the work of Ravilious.

Title: Desert - A Legend (Signed Limited Edition)

Author Name: Ravilious, Eric (illustrates). Armstrong, Martin

Illustrator: Eric Ravilious

Categories: General Fiction,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 003521

Keywords: high street