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Harry Clarke illustrated Faust

Apr
172010
With dust jacket, nice.

With the dust cover nice. Clare's great grand uncle Harry Clarke the artist... $25 starting price.

UP FOR BID IS "FAUST" WRITTEN BY JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE AND WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY HARRY CLARKE. PUB. BY THE ILLUSTRATED EDITIONS COMPANY, NY CIRCA 1930'S. 252 PAGES & 1 PAGE OF PUB.'S SERIES TITLES AT REAR. 8 1/4" X 5 3/4" BLUE THREADED LINEN WITH NAUGAHYDE BEIGE BACKSTRIP. SPINE GILT LETTERING WITH SAME DEVIL'S HEAD WITH RED (IMAGE 19) COMPARTMENTS. COOL RED AND GOLD GILT DEVIL'S HEAD ON FRONT COVER (IMAGE 20)! ALL EDGES STAINED RED. FILLED WITH CLARKE'S MAGNIFICENT BLACK & WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS. MANY ARE FULL PAGE ALONG WITH NUMEROUS HEAD & TAILPIECES, CHAPTER HEADINGS, ETC. THIS COPY HAS THE VERY SCARCE ORIGINAL COLOR DUST JACKET WITH CLARKE DRAWING. STRIKING BOOK DESIGN OF RED AND BLACK! THIS JACKET IS RARELY ENCOUNTERED! CONDITION OF THE BOOK IS SUPERB! TRULY FINE WITH NO WRITING OR MARKS OF ANY KIND! VERY CLEAN INTERNALLY. WHITE PAGES. THE DUST JACKET IS VERY GOOD. BOTTOM OF SPINE HAS A TWO INCH AREA OF LOSS BY A FOURTH OF AN INCH HIGH (IMAGES 8,17). LIGHT CHIPPING ALONG TOP & BOTTOM EDGES (IMAGES 13,15). BOTTOM REAR COVER EDGE HAS A CLOSED TEAR OF ONE INCH (IMAGE 16). INNER JACKET FRONT FLAP HAS A VERTICAL FOLD LINE FROM CARELESS CLOSING WITHOUT DAMAGE OR LOSS (IMAGE 12). OFFERED AT A LOW STARTING PRICE AND WITHOUT RESERVE! GOOD LUCK BIDDING ON THIS SUPER BOOK!
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RE: Harry Clarke illustrated Faust

Are you going to bid for it
Pops
21 Apr TweetComment / reply

Probably not bidding for this one

I just posted it up as I had not seen one like it before... can't afford to be buying any treats like that at the moment!
21 Apr TweetComment / reply

Paul Clarke's blog - I live and work in Hythe near Folkestone, Kent. married to Clare and father to two, I am a software engineer, and I do mostly javascript, Node, python, ruby, and php. I like pubbing, restaurants, home automation and other diy jiggery-pokery, history, genealogy, TV, popbitch, squirrels, pirates ☠, lego, and time travel.

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