Category: Modern First Editions

NOTHING OR THE BOOKPLATE Stock code: 14173

Description:

First edition, first printing. Limited edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original red buckram with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. With 50 tipped in facsimile books, several in colour, and an additional original woodcut signed by Edward Gordon Craig in pencil to the lower margin. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with light fading of the spine. The contents with the attractive illustrated bookplate of H. Krogh-Johansen to the front pastedown are clean and bright throughout. Rare in inscribed state.

Price:

£375.00

Notes:

Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front free endpaper "Mr. H. Krogh-Johansen / who for special reasons / knows far [underlined] more about / books that I do about / their plates / in KÝbenhavn / in 1929 / signed Edward Gordon Craig". Limited edition of 280 numbered copies of which only 250 were for sale, this copy numbered 173.