Lot 124 of 426:
Poe's The Bells illustrated by Edmund Dulac Signed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$600 - $900

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

Unpaginated. Illustrated with 28 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac, each with captioned guard leaf, additional sepia-toned drawings in the text. 30.2 x 24.3 cm (12 x 9½"). Rebound in three quarters red levant morocco with marbled boards and endpapers, raised ridges on spine, lettering tooled in gilt with full top edge gilt. 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. No. 572 of 750 copies

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Faint scuffing to side and base of spine, small crease near bottom of rear marbled board; slight foxing to outside of textblock; text clean and bright throughout; near fine.
 
Item number:
307288
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