Lot 45 of 364:
J. Allen St. John, Face in the Pool 1905  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Face in the Pool: A Faerie Tale
Author:
St. John, J. Allen
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
A. C. McClurg & Co.
Date:
1905
Description:

155, [1] pp. With 4 color plates by the author, including frontispiece, as well as 14 b&w drawings introducing the chapters, and other decorations. (4to), original green cloth decorated in white, green and gilt. First Edition. 

Wonderfully illustrated volume by St. John, best remembered for his illustrations for the novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs. He is considered by many to be "The Godfather of Modern Fantasy Art."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and light soiling to cloth, rubbing to joints and extremities; corners lightly bumped; hinges cracked, dampstain to bottom corner throughout not affecting text or illustrations; very good.
 
Item number:
294496
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