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Dylan Thomas
Dylan Thomas Portrait of Artist as Young Dog 1940 1st Edition Fine Binding
London: Dent, 1940. A sumptuous Sangorski/Bayntun-style fine binding as new. Interior very good indeed - see photos. A Fine Binding, Recently Completed The Book A Portrait of The Artist as a Young Dog by Dylan Thomas Published by Dent in 1940 Increasingly scarce first edition first impression of this charming collection of autobiographical sketches Book measures approx. 7.5 inches x 5 inches The Binding Finely bound in full green morocco leather Single line gilt panels to front and rear boards Spine with raised bands, gilt lines, titles and gilt motifs to panels Decorative gilt rolls to inner turn-ins, gilt lines to board edges and headcaps Marbled endpapers Hand-sewn silk endbands All gilt work tooled by hand in 24 carat gold leaf All edges of text block gilt Housed in a custom-made leather entry slipcase Condition Exterior - the fine binding is in immaculate condition Interior - very good - see photos. Shipping I provide free UK shipping on all my fine bindings I pack books securely and ship promptly after payment is received I provide tracking information to the purchaser once dispatched Summary An opportunity to purchase an increasingly scarce first edition first impression of this charming autobiographical collection by Dylan Thomas, now preserved in a sumptuous fine binding. I believe this is unrivalled by any other copy currently for sale. Would make a wonderful gift and a sound investment. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions about the book or binding. Andrew Sims is a passionate exponent of traditional fine binding. He has won multiple a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Andrew Sims Bookbinding (andrew--sims--bookbinding) [Monmouthshire, GB]
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