Vathek. William Beckford.

Vathek. Translated with an Introduction by Herbert B. Grimsditch.

London: The Folio Society, 1958. Narrow 8vo. First edition thus. Translation first published in a limited edition by The Nonesuch Press in 1929. Original quarter black cloth, gilt, with patterned paper boards designed by Edward Bawden. In brown paper-covered slipcase as issued. Endpapers and eight colour lithographic plates by Edward Bawden. Just a touch of rubbing at the extremities. Small, neat ink ownership on verso of frontispiece. Near fine in slipcase. Item #5167

Price: £25.00

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