A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
1949 · New York
by Clemens, Samuel L.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1949. Hardcover. G+ (Ex-library, with spine marks on slipcase, book has minor edge rubbing, slipcase has borne the brunt of past use but is still intact and good.). Guilbeau, Honore. Three-quarter blue cloth with slick gold paper figured boards, slick gold paper slipcase, gilt letters on spine, 275 pp., many illus. The words of Mark Twain's classic spoof are enhanced with an introduction by Carl Van Doren and the pen-and-ink drawings of American artist Honore Guilbeau (1907-2006). Each chapter begins with an illuminated letter in blue and gold, as crafted by Guilbeau. A lovely edition. #980 of 1500 copies, signed by Honore Guilbeau on rear fly leaf. (Inventory #: 135694)