The Sea & the Jungle.

(Leighton.) TOMLINSON (H.M.)

The Sea & the Jungle.

Being the narrative of the voyage of the tramp steamer Capella from Swansea to Santa Maria de Belem do Grâo Pará in the Brazils.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 327/515 COPIES printed on handmade paper and signed by the author, with a wood-engraved frontispiece, 6 wood-engraved plates and several wood-engraved head- and tail-pieces by Clare Leighton, pp. 344, 8vo, original apple-green buckram, lightly faded backstrip gilt lettered, t.e.g., others untrimmed, bookplate of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. to front pastedown, this with a wood-engraved design by Rockwell Kent, dustjacket a little toned with some chipping at backstrip panel ends,

Publication Details: Duckworth, 1930

Notes: Inscribed on the flyleaf by the book's illustrator, to a notable American bibliophile (he of the bookplate): 'Frederick B. Adams Jr, after meeting him at tea, December 12th 1935, Clare Leighton'. The recipient was later Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library, and collected Robert Frost and Thomas Hardy - a couple of titles from the latter's work also illustrated by Leighton.

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Price: £400

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: 1930

Stock Number: 65259

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