Lot 231 of 426:
Stevenson Virginibus Peurisque 1/250 1910  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Virginibus Puerisque and other Papers

Author:
Stevenson, Robert Louis

Place:
London

Publisher:
Chatto & Windus for the Florence Press

Date:
1910

Description:

[10], 110, [1] pp. With 12 color plates by Norman Wilkinson; printed tissue guards. 10x7½", original thin vellum lettered in gilt, cloth ties, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. No. 92 of 250 copies printed on Aldwych handmade paper.

Norman Wilkinson was a British artist who usually worked in oils, watercolors and drypoint. He was primarily a marine painter, but also an illustrator, poster artist, and wartime camoufleur. Wilkinson invented dazzle painting to protect merchant shipping during the First World War.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A few small chips to vellum and light soiling and stains, lower ties cut; near fine.


 
Item number:
309775
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