Lot 50 of 350:
Poe's The Bells illustrated by Edmund Dulac  

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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
The Bells and Other Poems
Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan
Place:
London
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Date:
[1912]
Description:

Unpaginated text plus 28 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac, each with captioned guard leaf, additional sepia-toned drawings in the text. (Folio) original full vellum with elaborate gilt bell motif to spine and front cover. No. 572 of 750 copies. First Dulac Edition.

Signed by Dulac at the limitation statement, as issued. Handsome limited edition of Dulac's romantic and slightly gloomy interpretation of Poe's onomatopoeic poem. Leicester Galleries exhibition announcement laid in.

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Condition:
Slipcase not present, lacking ribbon ties; vellum slightly soiled and bowed, endpapers browned, front hinge cracked; very good.
 
Item number:
295532
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