Book of the Bear 21 Russian Tales 1926 Nonesuch Press Garnett illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Fables, Russian Folk Tales, Illustrated Books).
The Book of the Bear, Being 21 Tales Newly Translated from the Russian, by Jane Harrison and Hope Mirrlees with pictures by Ray Garnett.
Published 1926, London, by The Nonesuch Press.
108 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with numerous color drawings.
1/4 cloth binding, smooth spine, gilt title lettering, marbled covers, deckled edges. With a beautiful early artistic custom book plate of Myrtle & Irving Southworth.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.