A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
by Beverley Nichols
Illustrated by H.M. Brock
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st. 1934
Very good condition. LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies. Full red calf with gilt titles and vignettes to front and spine. 16 full-page colour plates. 279 pages. Top edge gilt, lower edge trimmed but fore-edge uncut. Poems that are "the very essence of the British spirit" selected and introduced by Nichols.
SIGNED by author and illustrator in pencil, this is copy no. 43. Minimal rubbing at corners, a few very light scratch marks to calf. Small mark to front fly-leaf (from removal of bookplate?). Tiny closed tear to lower margin of frontis. Some light page edge browning and fingering. A handsome copy.
Stock no. 385627