Author:[Armstrong, Margaret (binding design); Jones, Garth (decorations and illustrations); Chapman, Charles S. (illustrations) and Ivanowski, Sigismond (illustrations)]; Van Dyke, Henry

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY A BOOK OF ROMANCE AND SOME HALF-TOLD TALES

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design); Jones, Garth (decorations and illustrations); Chapman, Charles S. (illustrations) and Ivanowski, Sigismond (illustrations)]; Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 826

Condition: Very Good +


8vo (5" x 7¾"). pp. [296]. Early printing. Signed binding design by Margaret Armstrong of an orange tree with flowers and fruit in two shades of textured gold, white and orange surrounding titles over dark blue cloth. Frontis. and 6 tinted black and white illustrations by Garth Jones, Charles S. Chapman and Sigismond Ivanowski. Line drawn title page and head and tail pieces throughout in a fanciful Arts & Crafts style reminiscent of Howard Pyle by Garth Jones. t.e.g and deckle edge. A series of stories that possess a haunting, elusive quality that Van Dyke dubs "The Unknown Quantity". A fre... View more info