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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
- (THOMSON,HUGH)illus. SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by Oliver Goldsmith. (London): Hodder & Stoughton, no date [1912]. Large thick 4to (10 1/2 x 12 1/2"), full vellum elaborately stamped in gold, top edge gilt, ties renewed, Fine. LIMITED TO ONLY 350 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THOMSON. THIS COPY NOT NUMBERED FOR PRESENTATION WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING SIGNED BY THOMSON on the recto of the limitation page. The drawing is a detailed pen and ink image measuring 7" square. Thomson has drawn the figure of a man in period dress celebrating by kicking up his heels, taking off his hat and waving a whip in the air. The man is Tony Lumpkin, a character from the play. Thomson captioned the piece: "And Tony Lumpkin is his own man again" p.197" and he has signed it "With Hugh Thomson's kind regards December 1912". The book is illustrated with 26 beautiful tipped-in color plates plus many illustrations in-text which is presented in play format. This is an incredible and unique copy with the ornate binding in beautiful condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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