Title: SAMPLES" A BOOK CONTAINING FINE ...
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Publication Date: 1934
Edition: First Edition.
"SAMPLES" A BOOK CONTAINING FINE ILLUSTRATIONS AND FINE PAGES FROM THE BOOKS TO BE PUBLISHED BY THE LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB IN ITS SIXTH SERIES, Limited Editions Club, 1934, first edition, an advance look at the books to be published in 1934, near fine in spiral bound wraps with fine contents consisting of Hervey Allens preface and the title pages, two pages of text and one page of production details for the 1934 publications of: THE ESSAYS OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON; A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN PROSE BEING A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS by Charles Dickens with a full color illustration by Gordon Ross); GREEN MANSIONS -A ROMANCE OF THE TROPICAL FOREST by W.H. Hudson (with a full color illustration by Edward A. Wilson); THE CANTERBURY TALES by Geoffrey Chaucer; SLOVENLY PETER (DER STRUWWELPETER) by Heinrich Hoffman translated by Mark Twain with 3 full color illustrations by Fritz Kredel); UTOPIA written in Latin by Sir Thomas More and done into English by Ralph Robynson; THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE by Lewis Carroll (with 2 illustrations by John Tenniel); THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY GENTLEMAN by Laurence Sterne ( with a 2 color illustration by T.M. Cleland); TYPEE -A ROMANCE OF THE SOUTH SEAS by Herman Melville (with 2 full color illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias); THE VOICE OF THE CITY AND OTHER STORIES by O. Henry (with 2 full color illustrations by George Grosz); THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES by Nathaniel Hawthorne (with 2 full color illustrations by Valenti Angel) and ULYSSES by James Joyce with one illustration by Henri Matisse). Bookseller Inventory # 10706
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