A Tale of Two Cities.

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., and New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., n.d. [1931]. 8vo., xiv, [5]-374 pp., William Morris style decorative border in a two-page spread. Full red diaper-cloth stamped with a small square publisher’s device on the upper board, backstrip decorated in gilt floral chain-link pattern, endpapers with pale-green art nouveau illustration, top-edge blue. A very good copy. Reprinted from the first issue of 1906. This is No. 102 of Everyman’s Library. With an introduction by G. K. Chesterton dated 1909. A no-nonsense copy typographically, with a beautiful art and crafts style title-page, which incorporates a Sir Philip Sydney quote. (Item Id: 108429)

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