New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., . First US Revised trade edition. Hardcover. (173) pp., 12 tipped-in color plates, 46 mounted vignette illustrations in black and gold, ornamental head and tailpieces throughout; quarto, original salmon silk over boards, gilt cover title with inset black and gold mounted vignette, gilt spine title and ornaments, decorative dust jacket and 2-piece tray box - box top decoration duplicates the book's title page. Publisher's 8-page pamphlet "Willy Pogany and His Work" laid in. 3 corners of box top split, but no loss of material, other wear to box, jacket with short tear at bottom of front panel, light soiling to jacket, cover cloth quite clean, previous owner bookplate to front fixed endpaper, front inner hinge slighty puckered, romantic gift inscription in a nice hand to front free endpaper; overall a very good copy. Item #22793
Originally published by Harrap in London in 1909, this 1930 edition features Pogany''s extensively re-imagined suite of illustrations, which he refers to as "done in quite a modern manner" in the accompanying pamphlet.