The Newcomes. Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family edited by Arthur Pendennis Esq.
Illustrated by Ardizzone, Edward. Signed by Illustrator on colophon page (vol II). Beautiful edition limited to 1500 copies, this being number 1119. In two volumes, bound in quarter black cloth over pictorial cloth coverd boards. 21 full-page, hand-colored illustrations, 40 b&w text illustrations. Fine in protective plastic (pre-dates Brodart, but is applied correctly). In VG slipcase with light corner wear.. Includes Limited Editions club newsletter (fine) and "The Illustrated Illustrator", which excerpts sketches and letters from the illustrator to the publisher concerning his progress on this work. This last item only is a bit creased and has a small tear. Additional postage required. Slipcase lacks spine label, Cloth, First Thus Signed by Illustrator(s). Limited Editions Club, New York, 1954. 001668