Stories of Old Ireland & Myself.

Orpen (William, Sir, R.A.)

Stories of Old Ireland & Myself.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 41/100 LARGE PAPER COPIES signed by the author, frontispiece (tissue-guarded) and 35 plates by Orpen, pp. x, 94, 4to, original white cloth lettered in gilt to upper board and backstrip, with publisher device in gilt to lower board, faint foxing to cloth, very gentle knock at foot of backstrip, t.e.g., others untrimmed with some faint spots, green page-marker detached but present, bookplate of Everard Meynell (designed by Eric Gill) to front pastedown (see below), very good

Publication Details: Williams and Norgate, 1924

Notes: Everard Meynell was the bookseller brother of Francis Meynell, son of Wilfrid and Alice Meynell, and the biographer of Francis Thompson. A friend of Orpen, he was portrayed in the latter's 'Chess Players', a postcard reproduction of which is laid in.

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Price: £500

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: 1924

Stock Number: 68252

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