The Sketch Book

New York and London: The Knickerbocker Press for G. P. Purtnam's, 1895. Two volumes, tall 8vo. Plates, including four by Arthur Rackham and four from photographs by Joseph Jefferson. Original decorated blue cloth over beveled boards, the front covers richly gilt and with a central white oval title panel, top edges gilt, tan silk page markers. A few white marks on rear cover of vol. 1, slightest wear at extremities, early owner's name in ink on front free endpapers, generally a near-fine set. Item #402591

The deluxe "Van Tassel Edition," very handsomely bound in a decorated cloth binding, the front panels forming large architectural friezes supporting the oval title panel. Each text page is set inside a colored floral border.

Price: $150.00

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