Vathek. William Beckford.


Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 1550 numbered copies. Translated by Herbert B. Grimsditch. Illustrated by Marion V. Dorn. The personal copy of Arthur Hays Sulzberger, the long-time editor of The New York Times, with his bookplate inside the front board. Very Good. Quarter vellum with orange paper on the boards, toned at the spine, rubbed at the edges with some color repair at the bottom. Square and firmly bound with a gilt top edge, clean internally. An 18th century Gothic novel cited as an inspiration by the likes of H.P. Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith. Very Good. Item #3568

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