The House In Dormer Forest

London: Jonathan Cape, (1929). Later printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. A stunning copy in all respects. 8vo - 288 pages. Now beautifully bound by Anastasia "Annie" Power. Her initialled monogram is present at the lower rear inner dentelle. Now bound in full deep green morocco with ornate gilt rectilinear ruled borders on both the front and rear boards. The front panel shows an exquisitely designed tudor rose motif which connects to the borders. The six panelled spine is also elaborately decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Gilt double-ruled inner dentelles with lovely dark green on light green decorated endpapers. Lovely small wood-cut illustration is present at the head of chapter 1. Annie Power first trained with Douglas Cockerell and later worked with Sylvia Stebbings. She later joined C.R. Ashbee's Guild of Handicraft circa 1902. She played a pivotal role with Essex House Press and The Guild Bindery. She exhibited her work at the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society of 1903.

Price: $2,500.00


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