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THE YEAR'S AT THE SPRING. An Anthology of Recent Poetry Compiled by L. D'O. Walters and Illustrated by Harry Clarke, with an Introduction by Harold Monro
George G Harrap & Co Ltd London 1920 - Limited edition, number 206 of 250, signed by Harry Clarke. Hardback, vellum binding. Size - 10.5 x 8 inches (c. 27 x 20 cm), pp. 128 + 12 colour and 12 black & white/cream full page plates, black and white vingnette illustrations on half-title and title pages and others in text, top edge gilt and other edges uncut, cream-coloured place mark tape ; plus original protective box. Book condition - Fine ; Contents very clean, no foxing, some tanning of the paste-down and offsetting on the flyleaves, limited edition statement on the verso of the half-title with a signature of Harry Clarke, binding firm, inner hinges intact, all plates protected with a loosely inserted, recent, acid-free tissue guards (the few originals now collected in a separate paper envelope) ; full vellum covering with gilt illustration and title on the front board and spine (see photos), boards not warped, no signs of wear, corners intact and not bent, back clean, spine complete with bright gilt and no creasing or nicks at spine ends, front clean with bright gilt. Box condition - Good ; the paper-covered box, apparently original, has a thin,felt material covering on the upper and lower internal surfaces and the interior is somewhat dusty, the exterior has generally clean appearance, edges and corners worn and rubbed, one corner of top missing, the original label on the box lid is complete (see photo). More photos, if needed, can be provided on request . A very nice copy of the scarce, full vellum and signed limited edition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter M. Huyton]
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