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The Kingdom of the Pearl
Brentano's, NY, N.D.. Very Good with no dust jacket. Limited Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover Limited Edition (No. 261 of only 675 copies). nd (c. 1921). Quarter bound in publisher's white cloth over silver and gray printed boards, gilt lettering on spine, paper label on cover, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle, printed endpapers. Illustrated with ten magnificent tipped-in color plates by Edmund Dulac. The text of "The Kingdom of the Pearl" is by famed Parisian jeweler, Leonard Rosenthal. He initially published it as a modest pamphlet in 1919, and commisioned Dulac to paint 10 illustrations for a lavish edition published the following year. Spine and covers mildly soiled, old worm-holes in endpapers only, gift inscription in an elegant hand on half-title dated "Xmas 1922", otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean; all illustrations bright and clean. VERY GOOD. Color Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 151 pp
      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
Last Found On: 2016-03-16           Check availability:      TomFolio    


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