Lot 49: (Clarke, Harry) Author: Goethe, (Johann Wolfgang von). Title: Faust. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Dingwall-Rock. Date Published: (1925). Description: Translated by John Auster. Illustrated by Harry Clarke with 22 plates (8 of which are in color), plus many decorative head- and tail-pieces, etc. (4to), vellum-backed boards, pictorial endpapers. No. 816 of 1000 copies of the American issue. Signed by Clarke at the limitation statement. Beautiful, intricate plates and decorations by Harry Clarke, one of the greatest illustrators of his time despite his tragically short life. Condition: Light wear to binding; internally fine.
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