New Cautionary Tales. Hilaire BELLOC, N. BENTLEY.
New Cautionary Tales.

New Cautionary Tales.

London: Duckworth, 1930. [Children's Illustrated] SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Octavo (24 x 18cm), pp.79 [1]. With charming illustrations to every page by Bentley. Number 94 of just 110 copies thus, SIGNED by the author in black ink to limitation page, and printed on handmade paper by the Camelot Press. Publisher's cream cloth with gilt titles to spine and a colour illustration blocked to upper. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. Bookplate of Alexander Duckham to front pastedown, and a corresponding gift inscription in pencil to fly-leaf. Light rubbing and marking to boards, and toning to spine. Very good. Bookended by, and generally suffused with thoughts on food, this new collection of humorous verses serves more harsh judgements on the vices of mankind. Item #59623

Price: £175.00

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