Author: [JARMILA JELENA SOBOTOVA, Binder] Conrad, Joseph Title: HEART OF DARKNESS Publication: New York: Limited Editions Club, 1969 Edition: No. 767 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator. Description: New York: Limited Editions Club, 1969. Illustrated with ten full-page plates after paintings by Robert Shore, two full-page with one relocated as a frontispiece. Bound by Jarmila Jelena Sobotova, the boards of "purple heart tree" wood from Brazil with a large design of a Columbian mask after an illustration in the book, the mask wraps around the spine onto about one third of each cover and is composed of four colors of onlaid leathers.
A leather strap with flat bronze fitting on each end serves as a clasp, the doblures of a special colored paper, the text block edges painted in swirling colors, Housed in custom solander box with paste-paper covered boards with foliage designs, green leather spine label titled in orange. The nails in the clasp have pierced small holes in the watered silk lining of the box. Established in 1980, First Folio is a purveyor of fine and rare books in many fields. Our major holdings include fine bindings and illustrated books, but we also handle a wide range of subjects emphasizing quality and condition.
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