1926 Nottingham Past and Present Fifty Reproductions of Crayon Drawings
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce, Signed, With Dustwrapper
Published for the 'Nottingham Civic Society', 'Nottingham; Past and Present' serves to commemorate and record the landscape of the city through text and beautiful sketches, 'making this collection a priceless possession to lovers of old Nottingham', With a foreword by Arnesby Brown, and an introduction, historical and descriptive notes by J. Holland Walker. Limited edition of one hundred copies, of which this copy is number twenty five. Signed and numbered by the author to the colophon. Collated, complete with 50 colour plates, including thirty six hand-coloured plates and a folding map.
In the original publisher's cloth binding with gilt title to front board and spine. With front wrap of original dustwrapper. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Handling mark to rear board. Dustwrapper worn, lacking back strip and reverse of wrap. With closed tears and sections of chipping. Tidemark to lower extremity of wrap. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean with the odd spot. Some light spotting to the first and last few pages. Pages age toned to edges. Ink inscription and signature by author to colophon. Some light offsetting to pages from tipped in plates.
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