Very scarce in the original binding
Sampson, John & Parker, Agnes Miller (Illus.) ~ XX1 Welsh Gypsy Folk-Tales : With The Publisher’s Prospectus
The Gregynog Press, UK : 1933
The sole UK printing published by The Gregynog Press in 1933. Number '161' of only 250 copies issued. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition with the publisher's original citron sheepskin binding and gilt titling by the Gregynog Bindery. A little rubbing at the spine and edges as usually encountered with this binding. The gilt titling and decorations remain bright. The binding remains tight. Free from inscriptions. Mild offsetting from the in-turns. Light toning to the text-block with a sprinkling of spotting to the prelims and the page edges 68-70 (not involving any text). Wood-engraved title-vignette and 7 header wood engraved illustrations by Agnes Miller Parker. The book is protected in a removable Mylar archival cover. Loosely inserted is the 4 page publisher's Prospectus which includes a specimen page with one illustration. This prospectus is in near Fine condition. Along with 'Esope's Fables', also illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker, one of the highlights of The Gregynog Press. A sharp copy of a very elusive title. The first we have handled.
CONDITION: Very Good++