1889 Old Chelsea, by B.E. Martin. Joseph Pennell illustrator. Fine binding

$89.99

Old Chelsea (London), A Summer-Day's Stroll, in fine binding and illustrated wonderfully by Joseph Pennell. The author, Martin, explores the Chelsea area looking for signs of it from before it was subsumed by London. The under-appreciated illustrator Joseph Pennell provides the accompanying illustrations.

Binding is signed (flyleaf verso) by the Charles E. Lauriat Co. of Boston.
Physical Attributes -

Measures approx. 19 x 14 x 2 cm. 3/4 leather, marbled boards gilt ruled. Five spine cords, title and author in gilt on spine, other compartments with a central floret surrounded by floral sprays. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Red/white endbands. Pages - (2), 192, (2)

Condition -

See pictures. Rubbing at board edges and a few small marks on boards. Pencil bookseller notes ($150!) on verso of flyleaf. No other writing. No tears.

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