Venice. Mortimer MENPES, Dorothy MENPES.


London: Adam and Charles Black, 1904. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Quarto, pp.x, 222 [2]. Number 120 of just 500 copies SIGNED by the artist in black ink to limitation page. With 100 chromolithographic plates including a frontispiece. In publisher's cream cloth with gilt titles to spine an upper board. Further gilt and blue decoration. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. Illustrated bookplate of Grimsby Public Library, with 'withdrawn' stamp. Blind stamps to title page and plates. Library stamp and further ink markings to verso of title page. Black ink shelf mark to base of browned spine. Good overall. Dorothy, the daughter of the Australian artist Mortimer Menpes, here provides an accompanying text for her father's drawings of Venice. Item #48475

Price: £180.00