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Pilot, The - LEC, Cooper, James Fennimore

Author Name    Cooper, James Fennimore

Title   Pilot, The - LEC

Binding   Slip-Case - Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   1st Thus

Size   4to

Publisher   Baltimore, MD Limited editions club 1968

Seller ID   003215

The 1968 First Thus publication of this James Fenimore Cooper classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 1454. Printed at the Garamond Press in Baltimore. This beautiful edition was designed by Peter Oldenburg. The volume was illustrated by Robert M. Quackenbush and it contains fine Woodcut Illustrations by him. The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The book is bound in a Gorgeous titled cloth. The volume is in fine condition and it's matching slipcase is very good with some shelf-wear and some sunning. A lovely presentation. With the club newsletter laid in. 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 = 125.00 USD

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