Quality Street, A Comedy in four acts by J.M. Barrie

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. Thomson, Hugh. First edition thus. 198 pages. 33 x 26 cm. Limited edition, copy 554 of 1000 signed by Hugh Thomson. Twenty-two tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards, plus additional black and white illustrations in the text. GORDON RAY p181, said Thomson "was properly regarded as the `chef d'ecole' for his prodigious output of drawings for the gift book trade." Solid copy without the usual covering bowing, elaborate front cover design motif -- gilt tea cups and roses plus gilt pictorial illustration of three ladies having tea, framed by gilt and blue boarder panels -- backstrip illustrated and lettered in gilt, endpapers toned, interior contents clean, spine darkening, modest front cover toning mostly at edges, lacking cloth ties. Orig. full vellum gilt. Teg. Very good. Item #18924

Price: $400.00

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