Oxford: Limited Editions Club, 1931. Hardcover. Slight offsetting to endpapers. Near Fine in Near Fine dustwrappers and a Fair slipcase, intact but for the top and bottom edges, one of which is lacking. John Austen. Two large quarto volumes (7-1/2" x 11-3/8") bound in half magenta linen, gold-stamped, and pattern-paper sides with decorations by Albert Rutherston. Introduction by G. K. Chesterton. Illustrated with lithographs by John Austen colored by hand by Daniel Jacomet. Copy #7 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Low limitation numbers are quite uncommon for Limited Edition Club volumes, especially from the early years, as is the Monthly Letter, which is laid in. (Inventory #: 018243)
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