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Arnold, Thomas Jane
Reynard the Fox - After the German Version of Goethe - Signed Fine Binding
London: Trubner and Co, 1860. Full Leather. Near Fine. KAULBACH, WILHELM VON. Tall 8vo, vi(4)3-226pp. Beautiful edition of these medieval folk tales. Bound in full green morocco and signed " Tout, Binder". Double ruled outline in gilt on both boards with gilt corner decorations. 5 raised bands. Titles in gilt in compartments 2, 3 & 6. Gilt decorations in 1,4,5, & 6. Very pretty maroon floral endpapers ruled in gilt and additional decorations. All edges gilt. Illustrations from the designs of Wilhelm Von Kaulbach. Square and tight with little or no wear. A hint of a rub on the top raised band. An occasional spot of foxing mostly to the verso of the full-page plates. Otherwise quite clean throughout with off-white/cream pages. Spine gently toned to brown. A spot or two of minor discoloration but barely noticeable with nice off-white pages and no foxing. A simply gorgeous collectable copy.
Bookseller: Brenner's Rare Books ABAA, ILAB, IOBA [Manasquan, NJ, U.S.A.]

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