The Crock of Gold by James Stephens with drawings by Thomas Mackenzie (1926) hardcover book


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James Stephens with drawings by Thomas Mackenzie - The Crock of Gold

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926 (first published in 1912). New Edition reset with new illustrations. Hardcover. 8vo. Green boards with gold lettering and decoration. 228pp. Beautifully illustrated (in color and black-and-white) by Thomas Mackenzie. Previous owner bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Previous owner inscription to the front endpaper. Bookstore bookplate affixed to the lower edge of the rear pastedown. Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge. The dust jacket is not price clipped (shows the original price of $2.50) and is in fair condition. Light sun-fading to the spine. Edge-wear to the perimeter of the dust jacket. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to all faces of the dust jacket. Some chipping to the upper/lower dust jacket spine. Some wear and chipping to corners and hinges. Staining to the dust jacket spine, the upper edge of the dust jacket cover (near the 'G' in the titular Gold), and rear dust jacket cover. Area of damage to the rear dust jacket cover. Chipping to the perimeter of the dust jacket.

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