Duncan, Ronald & Bratby, John (Illus.) ~ Tale Of Tails – Ten Fables : Limited Edition Signed By The Author And Illustrator
The Elephant Press : 1977
The sole UK printing published by The Elephant Press in 1977. Number '28' of 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with just very slight pushing and rubbing at the spine ends and corners. Full gilt morocco with the John Bratby decoration to the front cover. The text printed in red and black printed on Sheepstor hand name paper. A decorative title page with striking colour illustrations by John Bratby, and a list of subscribers to the rear. Light toning to the text-block with some light spotting to the upper text-block. Publisher's bookmark still present. A previous owner's name and date to the front end-paper. They are mentioned in the list of subscribers. Small glue remnant to the front end paper where a newspaper clipping was tipped in. This clipping (from 1977) is now loosely inserted and refers to the delayed printing of this publication and the legal proceedings around this delay. Protected in a loose Mylar archival cover. An increasingly scarce title.
CONDITION: Near Fine