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Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition Book 1918

Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition Book 1918

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Illustrator: Edmund Dulac

 

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

Title: Tanglewood Tales

 

Year of Publication: November 1918

 

Edition: first edition

 

Publisher:Hodder and Stoughton, London

 

Size of Book: 9.00 x 11.00 inches (approximately)

 


Brief Details Of This Book:

 

Tanglewood Tales is a first edition book taht comes complete withcomplete with 14 Edmund Dulac colour illustrations.

 

This first edition of Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales completely conforms to Ann Conolly Hughey’s book Edmund Dulac His Book Illustrations in which this book is bound in a tan cloth with a special design by Edmund Dulac comprising of rust and orange images taken from the illustrated front endpapers and rear endpapers. 

 

To the front board you are able to see Edmund Dulac’s printed initials to the bottom right corner.

 

 

Condition of the Binding:

 

The binding measures and are extremely attractive and impressive. However, as with a book of this age they do have some minor faults which are corner knocks, slight crinkling to the cloth to the bottom right hand corner of the front board, slight wear to the top and bottom of the spine, slight darkening of the spine, light marks to the plain back board, and slight wear to the edge of the back board. These faults are minimal and consistent with this vintage Edmund Dulac book that is in excess of 90 years old.  The Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales binding is in Very Good + condition and is exceptionally attractive.

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

The Edmund Dulac tipped-in colour illustration plates are in Fine condition, being mounted on grey paper and are bordered with one thick and one thin green line. The pages are exceptionally clean slight browning to the front endpapers; very light and minimal spotting, and a very light wave that goes through the pages of the book, which are barely noticeable and only mentioned for completeness.

 

 

Condition of the Plates:

 

Tanglewood Tales has 244 numbered pages with 14 tipped-in wonderful colour plates by Edmund Dulac. The plates are in fine condition.

 


Enlarged Images:

 

Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Front Board and Spine
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Front Board
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Spine
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Back Board
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 FrontEndpapers
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Frontispiece and Title Page
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 2
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 3
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 4
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 5
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Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 7
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 8
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 9
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Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 11
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 12
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 13
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Colour Illustration 14
Edmund Dulac Tanglewood Tales First Edition 1918 Rear Endpapers