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  • Moll Flanders, Defoe, Daniel
  • Moll Flanders, Defoe, Daniel
  • Moll Flanders, Defoe, Daniel
Author Name:    Defoe, Daniel

Title:   Moll Flanders

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Jacket Condition:   very good Jacket

Edition:   First edition thus

Publisher:   London John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd. 1929

Illustrator:   John Austen

Seller ID:   0001124

Contains 16 full page [incl frontispiece] pen and ink illustrations, presented as plates, plus over 30 in line wood-cut illustrations. All illustrations are by John Austen, a prolific book 'decorator' [Horne p.80] with the majority of his work being completed in the 1930's and 40's. This was a 'new edition' of Moll Flanders with the Austen illustrations / decorations appearing for the first time together with a foreward by W. H. Davies. Nice matt black dustjacket with green writing / illustration. Binding is dark brown cloth with gilt lettering and illustration to upper board and spine. Highly decorative endpapers in red and black line on a beige ground. 333 pp plus 6 pp book adverts. 26x17cm. DJ has chipping to top / tail edge of spine area and a strip of paper stuck to the rear flap. Offset tanning to front and rear free endpapers, coincident with the dj edge. Nice clean contents and firm binding.

pen and ink illustrations, john austen, illustrations, plates, decorative, moll flanders,

Price = 55.00 GBP
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