Whistler, Rex ~ The New Keepsake (Limited Edition Signed By Rex Whistler : In Stunning Condition)
Cobden - Sanderson : 1931
The First UK Printing published by Cobden-Sanderson in 1931. Number 13 of an edition limited to only 60 copies of which 50 (numbers 1-50) were Numbered and Signed by Rex Whistler, and were for sale. The Book is in near Fine condition. and appears unread. The gilt decoration and titling to the pink cloth covers remains very bright. Text block edges are all gilt and are unfaded. The pink silk tie ribbon is still present. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition with just a little creasing and a few nicks to the upper spine tip. Some fading to the pink colouring on the spine decoration. The wonderful Rex Whistler wrapper artwork looks stunning in the removable Brodart archival cover. A literary collection in the 'annual' style with twenty-four contributors including Beerbohm, Belloc, Blunden, Connolly, Aldous Huxley, Sackville-West, Sassoon, Tomlinson and Yeats. A Rex Whistler B/W illustration precedes each contribution. A very handsome production. An exceptionally sharp copy and scarce with such attributes.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Near Fine