1869 · Melbourne, Australia
by Newly Collected, Chronicled and Set Forth, In Our English Tongue by Kenneth R.H. MacKenzie; Adorned with Many Most Diverting and Cunning Devices by Alfred Crowquill
Melbourne, Australia: George Robertson, 1869. New Edition, containing prefaces to First and Second Editions, xliii, 255 pp, with six full page color illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations. Master Tyll Owlglass is the Anglicized name for the German jokester Till Eulenspiegel. Finely bound in lovely Art Deco brown morocco with vertical sets of double gilt rules, five raised bands with gilt lettering, decorative end pages, all edges gilt, wide inner dentelles with double gilt rules. Bearing the small bookplate of Alfred Sutro, English author, dramatist, and translator of the works of Maurice Maeterlinck. Near Fine, original cloth covers bound in front and rear, moderate toning to end pages and first few pages, two small rubs to morocco at rear joint, prior owner name half-title page. . New Edition. Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 007788)