Land des Verkäufers
Verlag: [Printed for the Hogarth Press] / (The Cranach Press), London, 1931
Anbieter: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA, Gloucester City, USA
Hardcover. Zustand: Near Fine. First edition of this translation and first edition in English. Translated from the German by V. Sackville-West and Edward Sackville-West. Large octavo. 132pp. Quarter vellum gilt and lavender paper-covered boards, topedge gilt. Text in English and German on facing pages. Small owner name stamp and Johannesburg bookseller ticket on front pastedown, a little scattered foxing else a near fine copy in very good or better spine-tanned original unprinted dust jacket and original unprinted slipcase with a bit of browning and moderate wear. Copy number 179 of 230 numbered copies Signed by Vita and Edward Sackville-West. Beautifully designed and produced, Count Harry Kessler planned the format of this volume, Eric Gill designed and cut the initials on wood, and printed for the Hogarth Press by the Cranach Press on handmade Maillol-Kessler paper with the watermark of the Cranach Press. Seldom found in dust jacket and box.