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EXRare ARTS & CRAFTS BOOK OF JOB Art Nouveau 1ST 1896 GRANVILLE FELL MASTERPIECE
1898. Very Good Condition - For details see listing and photo's below. RARE CLASSIC!! AN ARTS AND CRAFTS/ART NOUVEAU MASTERPIECE!! "THE BOOK OF JOB" 1ST EDITION 1896 ILLUSTRATED AND DECORATED BY H. GRANVILLE FELL RARELY SEEN - ESPECIALLY IN ITS ORIGINAL GOLD STAMPED ARTS AND CRAFTS BINDING!! AMAZING ILLUSTRATIONS!! PRINTED ON HIGH QUALITY LAID AND WATERMARKED PAPER!!!!! In Herbert Granville Fell's Inimitable Style - So Much Like William Morris's Kelmscott Press Style. 1896 - Original Throughout! A Large and Impressive Book - 10" x 8" RARE AND BEAUTIFUL! Just Look at the Arts and Crafts, and Art Nouveau Influence in these Illustrations and Decorations! Fell was Compared by Simon Houfe to Alphonse Mucha!!! A CLASSIC - SIMILAR TO ONE OF THE PRIVATE PRESS BOOKS AN ARTS AND CRAFTS MASTERPIECE! Some of the Illustrations Have a Glasgow School/Jessie King feel - Some even moving towards the Art Deco style!! Original 1st edition form!! Absolutely fantastic!! Contemporary with Arthur Rackham Beautiful Throughout! Granville Fell worked closely with W.B. Macdougall and Arthur Gaskin in the Studio Magazine/Volume publications late in the 19th century Just look at the photographs to give you a feel for the amazing quality of these illustrations - the detail is fantastic!! EXTREMELY CLEAN THROUGHOUT! This complete 1st Edition is in Very Good Condition indeed!! It has just a little rubbing and bumping to the original boards with - See Photo's, the Gilt Blocking and Patterning is still strong! - NO CREASES - A little of the usual toning to the page edges - Tiny inscription and previous owne … [Click Below for Full Description]
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