A Book of Praise, Photographs by Harold Burdekin, First Edition, 1948. SOLD 27.11.2017
Published by J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., London. Printed in The Netherlands. Dimensions : 250mm x 190mm x 8mm. Weight : 0.340kg net. Condition : Good.
A Book of Praise, Photographs by Harold Burdekin, published postumously by J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., Aldine House, Bedford Street, London, and printed in The Netherlands by Ten Hagen's Drukkerij en Uitgeversmij, The Hague. First Edition, 1948.
Dimensions : 250mm x 190mm x 8mm.
8vo, 64 gloss numbered pages with sepia/black and white photographs on every page with poetic descriptions from the classics.
Condition/Notes : The plain grey boards are lightly worn to edges with light bumps to corners and marking/usage to faces. The spine with blue linen wrap is good with light wear and title in gilt.Front e/p is blank with foxing. Frontispiece follows with sepia photo of silver birch trees. Title page follows and pub/printing details verso. Foreword follows by M.M.B. and N.M.B. The pages are in good condition but with toning to border edges and some vertical rippling. Blank back e/p with foxing. Binding tight and fully intact. A very good collection of naturalistic artistic photos. Please view the images below :
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