SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

By: [THOMSON, HUGH (binding design and illustrator)]; GOLDSMITH, OLIVER

Price: $425.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


Quarto (10¾” x 8 ”). pp. [4], 197, [2].

Unsigned Hugh Thomson binding design in gold on smooth steel blue cloth with the central titles with stars, the moon and a bat within a cartouche formed by wild rose (Rosa canina) vines that fan out, extending in to full flowers and buds, which form the final border; t.e.g.

The original box repeats the cover design in brown. Spine with titles and a repeat of the wild rose motif in gold. Illustrated eps. also by Thomson.

Includes pictorial title in black and steel blue, color frontispiece and twenty-four additional tipped-in color plates with caption as well as illustrated owl and moon framing on the mounts. Black and white vignette text illustrations scattered throughout.

Goldsmith's comedy of manners satirizing the class - consciousness of 18th century English society.

A fine copy of this Hugh Thomson illustrative extravaganza. Exceptionally scarce in this condition. Spielmann and Jerrold, 53.

Title: SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

Author Name: [THOMSON, HUGH (binding design and illustrator)]; GOLDSMITH, OLIVER

Categories: [THEATER - SATIRE],

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: [1912]

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 3004