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1 Goldsmith, Oliver She Stoops to Conquer - LEC
New York Limited editions club 1964 First Edition Limited/Numbered Slip-Case - Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket . Signed by Illustrator
The 1964 First Thus publication of this Oliver Goldsmith classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 1483. Printed by Clarke&Way in New York. This beautiful edition was designed and illustrated by T.M.Cleland.The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The book is bound in a stunning blindstamped cloth. The volume is in fine condition. It's matching slipcase shows shelf-wear and there is a small tear to the paper at the top corner of the spine with a small chip. The black slipcase shows its age a bit in minor scratches and imperfections of the boards. The bottom of the spine of the case has a significant bump that goes across the spine. The Limited Editions Club was founded in 1929. It was the creation of George Macy. Its purpose was to create very high quality versions of the classics that were also illustrated by the finest contemporary artists. All Limited Edition Club books are hand signed by the illustrators with a short description of the making of the book on the colophon in the rear of the volume. Only a few were published without a signature because the illustrator had passed away before publication. All LEC books come with a fine decorative slipcase and the great majority of them contain original fine art within.They are finely constructed books printed by the best printers and on fine paper.They are highly collectible. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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