[Turbayne, Albert Angus (binding design and end paper design); Turbayne, Christine (ALS); Price, Norman N. (illustrations)]; Lamb, Charles and Mary
Title TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Book Condition Very good
Publisher London T. C. and E. C. Jack 1905
Illustrator Turbayne, Albert Angus (binding design and end paper design); Price, Norman N. (illustrations)
Seller ID 546
8vo (7" x 9½"). pp. xii; . Signed foliate binding design in gold on brown cloth repeated in blind on the rear board by Albert Angus Turbayne. Signed end papers, title page and frontis. arrangement also by Turbayne. Note that Turbayne signs the front board and the end papers of this binding with both his "T" scarab monogram and the intertwined "CS" monogram of the Carlton Studios. The title page is signed with Turbayne's monogram only. Black and white frontis. of Charles and Mary Lamb and 20 full page colour illustrations by Norman N. Price of the Carlton Studios. t.e.g. and deckled edges. ALS from Turbayne's first wife, Christine Owens Turbayne, to her cousins on Turbayne's embossed monogram letterhead: "For my dear little | cousins -- with a | great deal of love | from your cousin Christine- | The cover, end papers | & title page designs | are drawn by my husband. __" This is a unique instance of a binding design attribution from a designer's family member. A very good copy with faint rubbing to the gilt and moderate fading to the spine.