ORIGINAL PLAIN GLASSINE DUST JACKET AND RED CLOTH SLIPCASE IN FINE CONDITION. LIMITED EDITION, 1337 OF 1500 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY GORDON ROSS. PRINTED AT THE ALDUS PRINTERS WITH DESIGN BY RICHARD ELLIS. 12 HAND COLORED PLATES. TOP EDGE GOLD GILT. SLIP CASE HAS GOLD GILT LETTERING AND RED SILK BOOK EXTRACTOR. EXTREMELY SCARCE WITH DUST JACKET. Size: OCTAVO. Bookseller Inventory # 00849
Title: THE SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY PAPERS: FROM THE ...
Publisher: THE LAKESIDE PRESS FOE THE LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB (LEC)
Publication Date: 1945
Binding: PADDED FLORAL FABRIC COVER
Illustrator: ROSS, GORDON
Book Condition: FINE
Dust Jacket Condition: FINE
Signed: SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR
Edition: FIRST EDITION THUS.
Book Description The Heritage Press, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Type: Hard Back Hardcover Book in As New Condition. No Jacket or slipcase. Illustrated by Gordon Ross. Beautiful burgundy cloth with golden-brown panel gilt outlined, decorated, with title within, on front and spine. Very clean and unmarked, square with sharp corners, tight & solid with endbands. Frontis: full color illustration by Gordon Ross; eleven additional color plates. Interior is pristine. Sir Roger de Coverley is a delightful country squire created by Richard Steele as a chief character in the imaginary club that supposedly wrote The Spectator. He is a character described in The Spectator as a member of the Spectator Club, a gentleman of Worcestershire of ancient descent, a baronet, to all "intents and purposes an actual country gentleman"His character was further developed by Joseph Addison as the perfect English gentleman in the reign of Queen Anne (1702-1714). 9.25 x 6.25 inches. 198 pages. 1945, The Heritage Press, New York, New York, USA. Bookseller Inventory # 011980
Book Description The Heritage Press,, New York, 1945. Hard Cover. 198 pages, 11 plates, cloth, slipcase, very good. Bookseller Inventory # 4245
Book Description The Limited Editions Club, (New York), 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Addison, Joseph; Richard Steele and Eustace Budgell. THE SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY PAPERS. FROM THE SPECTATOR, LONDON: 1711-1712 WITH SOME PREFATORY NOTES BY W. M. THACKERAY, AND ILLUSTRATIONS DRAWN FROM THIS EDITION BY GORDON ROSS. (New York): The Limited Editions Club, 1945. This copy is number 467 of 1500 copies, Signed by Gordon Ross, the illustrator, on the colophon. 198 pages, 9 ½" x 6 ½", floral patterned cloth covered boards with a gilt printed red label to the spine. The spine is slightly darkened, otherwise this is a clean, fresh, very nice copy. Very Good in a Very Good slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 66504
Book Description Limited Editions Club, New York, 1945. First edition thus. 8vo, padded, patterned silk-covered boards, t.e.g. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by Ross, the entire edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed slipcase, faded on the closed end. Bookseller Inventory # 201942