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The Bells and Other Poems. Edgar Allan Poe. First Limited Signed Edition illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1912. An exceptional copy of a very beautiful book. Edgar Allan Poe. Edmund Dulac. First Limited Signed Edition of the Bells and Poems, issued in 1912 as 750 copies signed by Edmund Dulac. Publishers ornate vellum gilt with elaborate upper cover after Edmund Dulac, repeated motif of the bells. Titled spine. Heavy, impressive quarto, TEG, deckled. Contents on heavy paper. New gold silk ties. Profusely illustrated with 28 full color lithographs under captioned tissues, inclusive of the frontis. Decorated title page. Additional decorations within. A superb copy with only slight age wear to boards, bright and clean, free from foxing or thumb marks, no bookplates or inscriptions. A highly recommended title, in unblemished condition, worthy of a special gift - this volume is in spectacular untouched condition and is complete with the original advertisement for the exhibition of Edmund Dulac's Watercolours in Leicester Square just before Christmas 1912. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Buchanan Rare Books [Padstow, CORNW, United Kingdom]
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