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Lot nr:371
Book nr:27952
Author:TIMLIN, William (1892-1943)
Title:The Ship that sailed to Mars. A Fantasy
Town:London
Publisher:George G. Harrap & cie
Year:[1923]
Description:Large 4to, 96 leaves of thick gray paper comprising 48 leaves with mounted text printed in black, blue and green and 48 leaves with mounted full-page color plates. Only 2000 copies were produced. Beautiful half vellum binding, richly gilt decorated spine. With very scarce original dust jacket (which had some repair work). Internally the book with a previous ownership inscription is near fine. The calligraphic text which is wholly on mounted plates also adds a totally new dimension to the work. In a modern cloth slipcase
Note:Timlin's fantasy is a magical combination of science fiction and fairyland
Price:€600 - €900
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