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Sea and Sussex from Rudyard Kipling's Verse; With an Introductory Poem by Rudyard Kipling

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Title:Sea and Sussex from Rudyard Kipling's Verse; With an Introductory Poem by Rudyard Kipling
Price:GBP£60.00 (about USD$75.10)
Category:Poetry
Book ID:B009-3321
Quantity:1
Publisher:MacMillan, London, 1926
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Donald Maxwell
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:Fair
MacMillan, 1926, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition, Illustrated By: Donald Maxwell

contents list & index of first lines of verses at front of book; illustrated by 24 tipped in engraved colour plates from the topographical paintings of artist Donald Maxwell showing Sussex landscapes & seascapes; Maxwell trained in London at the Clapham School of Art, the Slade School of Fine Art, and the Royal College of Art. Among others he wrote & illustrated several books on the sights of Southern England & had a further connection with the poems in this volume as his mother was related to Rudyard Kipling. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 95 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, and is foxed here and there; now in archive acetate film protection. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles spine & front. This is NOT a perfect copy: there are marks & blemishes, mostly in the margins of the early pages, but also slightly affecting three of the twenty-four illustrations. The book has been priced to take account of these defects & photographs of the relevant pages are available on request.. blue cloth. Illustrator: Donald Maxwell. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; Sussex; Southern England; England; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3321.
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