Lytton Strachey Elizabeth and Essex First Edition Signed 1928

$175.00

Elizabeth and Essex. New York: Crosby Gaige; London: Chatto & Windus: 1928, with limitation page stating this is copy 1004 of 1060 copies printed by William Edwin Rudge and signed by the author, 1000 copies of which were sold and distributed in America by Random House and 60 in the United Kingdom. This copy is signed by the author.

Description

Strachey, Lytton. Elizabeth and Essex. New York: Crosby Gaige; London: Chatto & Windus: 1928. [x; 244; iv; x; i] Frontispiece and four other full-page illustrations. Bibliography and Index at the end, with limitation page stating this is copy 1004 of 1060 copies printed by William Edwin Rudge and signed by the author, 1000 copies of which were sold and distributed in America by Random House and 60 in the United Kingdom.

This copy is signed by the author on the verso of the initial blank. 23 cm. Patterned boards in green figural paper with a dark green cloth spine and gilt lettering. Both the front and back covers are sunned along the top, and the spine is worn at the head and foot, otherwise this is a good copy. “Chatto & Windus London” is printed at the foot of the spine.

Limitation page explanation of the distribution of copies by Random House, printed by William Edwin Rudge.
Sir Walter Raleigh.

 

 

Lytton Strachey’s signature opposite the half-title.

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