1906 The Silvery Thames
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Limited Edition, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, Uncommon
A stunning volume celebrating the history and course of the River Thames, with text by Walter Jerrold and plates by Ernest W. Haslehust.
In three parts 'The River of Quiet,' 'The Stream of Pleasure,' and 'The Highway of Commerce.'
The Edition De Luxe, limited to two hundred copies printed, of which this is number twenty three. Signed by both the author and the illustrator to the limitation page. Walter Jerrold's is in a fading blue ink. Bound in half vellum.
Illustrated with sixty full page stunning drawings in colour tipped in throughout. Collated, complete.
In the original publisher's half vellum binding. Externally very smart with some shelf wear and a minor rubbing to the cloth to the front board, and the occasional faint handling marking. The spine is slightly bumped to the head and tail. Internally, firmly bond. With a faint minor spotting to the first and last few leaves, and the occasional faint odd spot to the leaves. Generally, the pages are very bright and clean throughout. With a minor vertical crease to the limitation page through to the title page. Illustrated with sixty full page stunning drawings in colour tipped in throughout. Collated, complete.
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