Item Detail

Item Number 9271
Title One Hundred Merrie & Delightsome Stories
Author Machen, Arthur (introduction)
Condition NF/VG
Publisher Carbonnek
Place Published
Date Published 1924
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st limited edition/1st printing. #1073 of 1250 signed limited edition copies, 2 volume set Printed For Subscribers Only, signed by Arthur Machen and additionally signed in blue ink by the illustrator, Clara Tice, on the color frontispiece illustration, both signatures in Volume I. Full title: ONE HUNDRED MERRIE & DELIGHTSOME STORIES - Les Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles. The books are bound in dark green cloth having a blindstamped design and with gilt spine printing and spine illustration. They are in near fine condition: straight, clean, tightly bound with no handwriting, soiling, etc., with both volumes having a blank bookplate on the front pastedown (no name on them) and both volumes having just a touch of shelfwear to edges. The original, rare dustjackets are on the books, made of very heavy weight beige paper with no decoration other than book information and a design on the spines. Both have some chipping to the edges and the folds have been reinforced with clear tape internally only (both jackets now in removable mylar protectors). Rare to find these dustjackets in any condition. Scarce set.; Vol. 2; Color & B&W Illustratio ns; Signed by Author & Illustrator
Keyword(s) Signed,Signed Limited Edition,Author signed,Illustrator signed,Clara Tice,Stories
Category(ies) 1st & Limited Editions - Signed,Misc. Collectible Fiction,Antiquarian Fiction,General Fiction 1sts
Price $427.50