KING, Jessie Marion (1875-1945) HOGG, Warrington

THE BOOK OF OLD SUNDIALS & THEIR MOTTOES

London, Edinburgh & Boston : T. N. Foulis, 1914 First Edition. Crown 8vo (190 mm); (x), 102, (4) pp. Eight tipped-in colour plates by Alfred Rawlings with thirty-six designs in verdigris by Warrington Hogg. Original pictorial boards, designed by Jessie M. King in her signature style in red, green, grey...

London, Edinburgh & Boston : T. N. Foulis, 1914 First Edition. Crown 8vo (190 mm); (x), 102, (4) pp. Eight tipped-in colour plates by Alfred Rawlings with thirty-six designs in verdigris by Warrington Hogg. Original pictorial boards, designed by Jessie M. King in her signature style in red, green, grey...

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London, Edinburgh & Boston : T. N. Foulis, 1914 First Edition. Crown 8vo (190 mm); (x), 102, (4) pp. Eight tipped-in colour plates by Alfred Rawlings with thirty-six designs in verdigris by Warrington Hogg. Original pictorial boards, designed by Jessie M. King in her signature style in red, green, grey and yellow; lettering in black to front cover and in gilt to spine; top edge gilt, fore-edge rough-cut; dust-jacket with colour illustrated panel on the front, chipped in one corner, jacket also chipped at head and tail of the spine and in a few minor places around edges. This is a special, Graingerized (extra-illustrated) copy, as six other pictures (with descriptions) of sundials have been laid down on the front and back endpapers, including those at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, that at the home of Charles Dickens at Gadshill, Kent, and the one at Madeley Court neat Stourbridge. Near contemporary inked presentation inscription on front endpaper reads: “To M.P.S. with love from Olivia, Xmas 1916”. A really lovely and bright copy in the slightly chipped dust-jacket.

London, Edinburgh & Boston : T. N. Foulis, 1914 First Edition. Crown 8vo (190 mm); (x), 102, (4) pp. Eight tipped-in colour plates by Alfred Rawlings with thirty-six designs in verdigris by Warrington Hogg. Original pictorial boards, designed by Jessie M. King in her signature style in red, green, grey and yellow; lettering in black to front cover and in gilt to spine; top edge gilt, fore-edge rough-cut; dust-jacket with colour illustrated panel on the front, chipped in one corner, jacket also chipped at head and tail of the spine and in a few minor places around edges. This is a special, Graingerized (extra-illustrated) copy, as six other pictures (with descriptions) of sundials have been laid down on the front and back endpapers, including those at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, that at the home of Charles Dickens at Gadshill, Kent, and the one at Madeley Court neat Stourbridge. Near contemporary inked presentation inscription on front endpaper reads: “To M.P.S. with love from Olivia, Xmas 1916”. A really lovely and bright copy in the slightly chipped dust-jacket.

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