A handsome fine binding, wonderfully illustrated, with provenance; E.H. Shepard (of Winnie the Pooh fame) illustrates this biographical play of Queen Victoria's life by Laurence Housman prepared for her birth's centenary celebrations. This copy bears the leather bookplate of Herman Wm. Kapp, a well-known collector of books and member of the venerable Grolier Club. Its fine binding was executed and signed by Bain of London.
Physical Attributes -
Measures 20.5 x 13.5 x 4 cm. Fine binding (burgundy crushed Morocco) double gold ruled, top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. 470 pages. Illustrated.
See pictures. Some rubbing at top of joints, joints, corners. Gift inscription (1941) on first blank white unpaginated endpaper. No other writing. No tears.
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