Extremely scarce to find with the original Publisher's Box intact
Defoe, Daniel ~ Robinson Crusoe : Illustrated By N.C. Wyeth : In Superb Condition With The Original Publisher’s Box
Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London : 1920
The First UK printing of this illustrated edition published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London in 1920. The BOOK is in near Fine condition and has been well protected in the original publisher's box. A hint of rubbing to the lower corners. Light pushing at the spine ends. Top edge gilt. Free from inscriptions and erasures. NO fading of the cobalt colour to the spine. The illustrated end papers, frontis, frontis tissue guard and all twelve illustrations are all present and clean. The book is protected in a loose Mylar archival cover. The original Publisher's Box is in Very Good condition. It is complete but has some rubbing to the decorated cover. There is a split at the lower front edge with general rubbing and wear to the sides of the box lid. The full page colour illustrations are by N.C. Wyeth who provides an 'Illustrator's Preface'. Newell Convers Wyeth, known as N. C. Wyeth, was an American artist and illustrator. He was the pupil of artist Howard Pyle and became one of America's greatest illustrators. A very striking production and extremely scarce to find with the original publisher's box intact. Collectible.
CONDITION: Near Fine
PUBLISHER'S BOX: Very Good