Time and the Gods by Lord Dunsany (Limited Edition) Signed #176
Authors: Lord Dunsany
Location: London & New York
Publisher: Landmark Books
Edition: Limited Edition
Features: Signed. Numbered Limited Edition. 250 copies printed. This is copy #176. Signed by the Author on the one-page Preface. Signed by the Artist on each of the 10 photogravure illustration plates. Original half vellum and orange cloth, leather spine label with gilt lettering, gilt ruling to the vellum at cover edge. Marbled endpapers. Gilt top edges. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Bound-in silk ribbon marker. Captioned tissue-guards for each plate. Original brown paper dust jacket with lettering and small cover illustration in dark brown. The Author's second book. A great influence on Tolkein, Lovecraft, Le Guin, and others. First published in 1906.
Book Condition: Very Good+: A tight unread copy with some pages still uncut. Bright vellum and cloth. Bright gilt. A patch to the middle of the front pastedown with surface abrasion, apparently a bookplate removal, four small abrasion patches to the ffe, and an inch open tear to bottom of the first blank (see pictures). Otherwise a beautiful copy. Bright pages and plates. No foxing.
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+: An inch closed tear to the jacket cover top edge. Two small half-inch mostly closed tears to the upper spine corners and upper cover outer corner, minor rubbed tears to spine bottom, minor creases. In a protective bookcover.
Notes: This is copy #176.