The Lady Who Loved Insects

Waley, Arthur (translator); David, Hermine (illustrator)

Published by The Blackamore Press, 1929
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London, 1929. 8vo, silk-covered boards, 33 pp. An uncommon fine press title, illustrated with dry-points by Hermine David. Small marginal tear to frontis, some light foxing to endpapers else near fine with minimal wear. Very good condition overall. Slipcase present in but split along seams. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Lady Who Loved Insects
Publisher: The Blackamore Press
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.

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WALEY, Arthur, translator.
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Book Description London: Blackamore Press, 1929., 1929. One of 550 numbered copies printed at the Curwen Press of Waley?s beautiful translation of Mushi mezuru himegimi, the twelfth-century Japanese tale of a woman who defies social convention. It is one of ten short stories in the collection Tsutsumi Ch nagon Monogatari. The illustrator Hermine Lionette Cartan David was the wife of the painter Jules Pascin. 8vo, 33pp, b/w. frontis. & 3 drypoints by Hermine David. Cream silk stamped in gilt, fine in worn slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 4546

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Book Description The Blackamore Press, London, 1929. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. No Jacket. Hermine David (illustrator). First Edition. Translated by Arthur Waley from the Japanese. One of 550 numbered copies. Slipcase with slight wear. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 007625

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Book Description IN A LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION London 1929, Blackamore Press. Buff silk, very good, 33+ [2]pages, 3 dry-point plates by Hermine David, deckle edge finepaper, gold stamped, 15.5 x 21.5 cm. R A R E FIRST LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 550 COPIES This is a Deluxe Edition, with fine typography, especiallyhand bound, top gilt. An excellent & faithfully correct tra-nslation by the master ! Most beautifully done, a great col-lector's item.Book description text protected by Copyright. Bookseller Inventory # 89092303

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Book Description The Blackamore Press, London, 1929. Silk. Book Condition: Very Good. Hermine David (illustrator). First Thus. 60 pages plus a dry-point frontispiece and decorations in the text. The glassine wrapper is torn - particulary along the spine - so the spine of the book is slightly rubbed with the lettering on the first two words of the spine title worn, though still legible. Otherwise a nearly fine copy in its fragile buff silk binding and rather rubbed and dusty plain card slipcase. Size: 6" x 8½". Bookseller Inventory # 002459

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Book Description London, The Blackamore Press, 1929. 1.Ausgabe.. 33 S., 2 Bl. Mit 4 Original-Radierungen (1 ganzseitig). Nr.502 von 550 numm.Expl. Grosser Fleck oben auf dem Hinterdeckel, dem Rücken und dem oberen Rand des Vorderdeckels; Papier leicht gebräunt, Widmung mit Tinte auf dem vorderen Deckblatt (wahrscheinlich von Arthur Waley, jedoch nicht signiert). Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 8°. Original-Leinenband mit Goldprägung auf Vorderdeckel und Rücken. Bookseller Inventory # 6612

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Book Description IN A LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION London 1929, Blackamore Press. Buff silk, very good, slip-case, 33 + [2] pages, 3 dry-point plates by Hermine David,deckle edge fine paper, gold stamped, 15.5 x 21.5 cm. RARE FIRST LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 550 COPIES. This is a Deluxe Edition, with fine typography, especiallyhand bound, top gilt. An excellent & faithfully correct tra-nslation by the master ! Most beautifully done, a great col-lector's item.Book description text protected by Copyright. Bookseller Inventory # 89092302

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Book Description Blackamore Press London, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Limited Edition... A gorgeous set of fine dry-points by Hermine David, with equally wonderful translations from the Japanese by Waley. First edition. Octavo. 38 pages. 503 of 550 numbered copies. Cream silk cover boards with chamfered edges. Top edge gilt. Without the card slipcase. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11593722658

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Book Description The Blackamore Press, London, 1929., 1929. 150 X 210 mm. relié toile écrue d'édit. sous étui, tête dorée, non rogné. 40 pp. Illustré de 4 eaux-fortes d'Hermine David. Edition tirée à 550 ex., dont 50 ex. num. sur papier fait main. Notre exemplaire est justifié à la plume: "out of series. For Vincent Muselli with my friendship. JB Pouterman, 16.12.29." Vincent Muselli a écrit à la suite: "et redonné par moi, le 17 juillet 1942, à Madame Hélène Desmaroux, en témoignage de respectueuse et fervente amitié. Vincent Muselli". Sans l'étui, dos lég. bruni. Bookseller Inventory # 23742

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Book Description Translated from the Japanese by Arthur Waley. Illustrated with dry-points by Hermine David. 8vo. Original tan cloth. London, The Blackamore Press 1929. Limited to 550 numbered copies. Non-authorial presentation inscription on endpaper, o/w Very Nice. Bookseller Inventory # 000616

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Book Description The Blackamore Press, 1929. Book Condition: Good. Very scarce limited edition signed book, No. 23 of only 50 that have been signed by the author. Green boards with little wear. Content is very clean for age with only a few light marks. Small gift message to front end paper. Slipcase is toned with some soiling to spine and has the number 23 written on it. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9991114604

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