Washington Irving: A Sketch. George William Curtis.

Washington Irving: A Sketch SIGNED

New York: The Grolier Club, 1891. Full leather. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR GEROGE WILLIAM CURTIS at the limitation, which certifies "that this copy is one of an edition of three hundred and forty-four copies on hand-made paper". Furthermore, this copy, the 1891 1st edition, is bound in a deep-red full-leather, with bright gilt-insignia at the front panel and bright gilt-titling to the spine. Just a touch of very light scuffing along the top-edges and at the spine, otherwise clean as could be. Octavo, top-edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom-edges. 2 interesting armorial bookplates at the front pastedown: one from Collin Armstrong, the other from Samuel W. Lambert. A handsome late 19th century imprint by New York's legendary meeting place for the most devoted of bibliophiles, The Grolier Club. Very Good +. Item #17122

Price: $200.00

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