(#173245) THE CITY CURIOUS ... Illustrated by the Author and Retold in English by F. Tennyson Jesse. Bok's Copy, Jean de Bosschere, F. Tennyson Jesse.
THE CITY CURIOUS ... Illustrated by the Author and Retold in English by F. Tennyson Jesse.

THE CITY CURIOUS ... Illustrated by the Author and Retold in English by F. Tennyson Jesse. London: William Heinemann. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, [1920]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xii 1-178 [179] [180: printer's imprint] + 8-page publisher's catalogue, "Illustrated Books and Their Artists." eight inserted plates, with captioned tissue guards, with color illustrations by Bosschere and 127 black and white illustrations by Bosschere in the text, original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels printed in orange and black, Heinemann windmill device printed in black on rear panel, all edges trimmed, pictorial endpapers. First edition, British issue. Bosschere's most fantastic work. 1920 Christmas gift inscription on the half title leaf. Additionally, there is a later gift inscription dated 10 January 1949 to artist Hannes Bok from Major Estes, Randolph Field, Texas, "in appreciation for past friendship and in hope of your continued success in fantastic art and otherwise!" Spine panel a bit tanned, a very good copy. (#173245).

Price: $500.00

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