The Quest for Gilgamesh; with an original lithograph by Michael Ayrton.

By: AYRTON, Michael [illustrator] and D.G. BRIDSON

Price: £900.00

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1st Edition, one of 15 copies from an edition of 125; this number V, SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR WITH AN EXTRA SIGNED LITHOGRAPH OF AN UNUSED VARIANT OF THE FRONTISPIECE. Original quarter morocco, cloth boards, marbled endpapers by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, printed on hand-made Pachuco Cadava paper from Amalfi. Some general light spotting but a Fine copy. With the Michael Ayrton designed bookplate of Arnold Haskell to the front pastedown. Loosely inserted are 1. original prospectus for the book, 2. letter from the daughter of Martin Shuttleworth, literary critic, writer and editor regarding the provenance of this copy.

Title: The Quest for Gilgamesh; with an original lithograph by Michael Ayrton.

Author Name: AYRTON, Michael [illustrator] and D.G. BRIDSON

Categories: Modern First Editions::,

Publisher: Rampant Lions Press, 1972.:

Seller ID: 40349