We are pleased to offer for sale the Following Item. A Song of the English. Description Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Number 368 in deluxe first edition limited to just 500 copies. Signed and illustrated by W.
Large format (32 x 26cm). White vellum binding with gilt titles and vignettes.Thirty beautiful tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream card with green decorative borders and captioned paper guards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed.. Very collectable first edition of this beautiful work by the acclaimed author, Rudyard Kipling adorned with some magnificent W. Heath Robinson illustrations, which should be considered superb by any measure..
Keywords: Poetry, Kipling, Health Robinson. Book is in very good condition. Vellum slightly yellowed, with a few minor marks. Heavily Redacted name plate to front pastedown. Minor insect damage to the front and rear endpapers, but now long gone.
Hinges cracked but binding remains firm. Minor foxing to contents but overall, a desirable copy. A nice copy of this Rare and impressive book. The colour illustrations by Heath Robinson are superb and in Great condition.Robinsons highly sensuous illustrations perfectly complement Kiplings poems of British seafaring around the world. The grand poem, Song of the English is followed by six subsidiary poems likely composed while the Kiplings were living in Vermont. We are genuine bibliophiles who have been collecting books for over 30 years. Huntsmans Books - Please pop into our E-bay shop to review other books for sale. We specialise in illustrated books from the late 19.
Century including, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Willy Pogany, Kay Nielsen, Kate Greenaway, Beatrix Potter, Louis Wain, Harry Clarke, Aubrey Beardsley, Florence Upton, etc. We can also source individual books if you have specific requirements. We conservatively grade each book in an honest and objective manner. Mint/Fine: - Like new, No faults, appears unread. Like New: - Appears unread, May have the slightest marks.Very Good: - Clean condition with no significant faults. Will have a few minor defects. Good: - Book condition reflects its age, will have some faults, foxing, bumping, scuffing, inscriptions etc. May have significant wear and tear, may have loose pages, plates missing, or external damage. The item "1909 A Song of the English Signed and ltd edition, Kipling. Heath Robinson" is in sale since Thursday, March 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
The seller is "mothergoose2rackham" and is located in Shrewsbury. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.