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Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill 1898

Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill 1898

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Illustrator: Louis Wain

 

Author: Henry Drummond

 

Title: The Monkey That Would Not Kill

 

Year of Publication: 1898

 

Edition: first edition

 

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton

 


Brief Details Of This Book:

 

Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill has 115 numbered pages, all edges gilt, that contain two chapters as listed on the Contents Page which are The Monkey That Would Not Kill and Gum. The 16 wonderful Louis Wain illustrations which are complete as per the List of Illustrations to the front of the book are highly collectable.

 

Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill frontispiece features the monkey sitting on a chair, which is followed by the Title Page again illustrated by the monkey.  The frontispiece and the Title Page are separated by the tissue guard (browned).

 


Condition of the Binding:

 

Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill has its original blue cloth bevelled binding with a Louis Wain illustration of the monkey and a cockatiel bird to the front board and gilt lettering for the title and author’s name. The binding is in Good + condition being complete but with corner knocks; marks; wear to the edges and top and bottom of the spine; and fading to the spine.

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

The pages are in overall Very Good + condition being clean with browning to the plain white endpapers, a feint owner’s name to the top of the Half Title Page, and light occasional foxing throughout.

 

 

Enlarged Images:

 

Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill 1898 Front Board
Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill 1898 Spine
Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill 1898 Back Board
Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill 1898 Frontispiece
Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill 1898 Title Page
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