Green Mansions by W.H. Hudson with an introduction by John Galsworthy illustrated by E. McKnight Kauffer Illustrated Modern Library in the scarce illustrated slipcase

Hudson, W.H.; Kauffer, E. McKnight


Place Published: colour plate illustrations
Edition: 1st thus
Date Published: 1944
Illustrator: colour plate illustrations
Size: 12mo

Illustrated Modern Library edition of Hudson’s Green Mansions, being an exotic romance of the Guyana Jungle; very scarce in the original slipcase; atmospheric full-page colour illustrations by Edward McKnight Kauffer, and also with some text illustrations, illustrations to boards and title label of slipcase; E. McKnight Kauffer was an American graphic artist best known for his poster art, in particular the posters he produced for the London Underground; half yellow cloth with green title label and gilt titling to spine, illustrated black papered sides; green topstain; black slipcase with illustrated title label (neither slipcase illustration nor illustration to boards repeated in book); bookplate and bookshop label to front pastedown, o.w. Very Good throughout; slipcase rubbed and fairly heavily edgeworn, crack to rear along spine and top edge (overall it’s holding).

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