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    [Harry Clarke, illustrator]. Goethe. Faust. New York: [1925]. First Clarke edition, U. S. issue, limited to 1,000 copies and signed.

    More Information: [Harry Clarke, illustrator]. [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe. Faust. New York: Dingwall Rock Limited, [1925]. First edition with Clarke illustrations, U. S. issue, limited to 1,000 copies (with 1,000 for England), of which this is number 617, and signed by the illustrator. Quarto in eights. 253 [254], [1, illustration], [1, blank] pages; frontispiece and twenty-one additional illustrated plates, in color and black and white, inserted throughout; in-text and a couple full-page illustrations. Publisher's quarter vellum over bluish gray paper-covered boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; pictorial endpapers; in original dust jacket. Spine just barely askew; spine ends pulled; boards lightly soiled with some faint brownish discoloration around the edges; corners worn. Endpapers just barely rippling; occasional minor over-opening, trace minimal foxing; small chip to the bottom edge of the terminal leaf. Dust jacket in two large fragments with some of the spine panel lacking; spine panel dulled and lined with tape on the verso; faint tidemarks and light soiling. A near fine copy in a fair partial jacket. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

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