THE CLOSED DOOR ... Illustrated by the Author. With a Translation by F. S. Flint and an Introduction by May Sinclair. London: John Lane, the Bodley Head. New York: John Lane Company, 1917. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x-xii] 1-129 [130-131] [132: blank], 16 inserted plates with full-page illustrations by Bosschère, other smaller illustrations throughout the text, original charcoal gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition in English. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Bosschère to P. A. Ketpie dated 4 May 1920 on the front free endpaper. Accompanied by a two-page handwritten note, to "Dear Sir," dated 28 April, no year, arranging a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, arriving on 3 May and meeting with the addressee (probably Mr. Ketpie) on 4 May. First book in English by Jean de Bosschère (1878-1953), Belgian symbolist/decadent poet, artist and book illustrator, with a 29-page introduction by May Sinclair. A fine copy. (#169617).
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