Beautifully Illustrated by Irishman Hugh Thomson.
School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. / 4966
School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson & signed by him, not dated. This deluxe first thus edition limited to 350 numbered copies (this copy is No. 308), signed by the artist.
Large quarto (12 1/8 x 10 inches; 309 x 253 mm.) 234,  pp. Twenty mounted wonderful colour plates including frontispiece, Black and white text illustrations. Some foxing to eps
Original vellum on board. Front cover pictorially stamped and lettered profusely in gilt within a double gilt rule and a triple red ruled borders. Spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, yapped edges, complete with red silk ties. A very handsome copy Please email for pictures and shipping costs.
HUGH THOMSON 1860-1920
Watercolour artist & illustrator.
Born at Coleraine, Co Derry,came to prominence with his series of drawings of 18thc ballads& stories, most prolific 1900-1914 when his watercolour work was put to good use in the lavish colour Deluxe gift books illustrating the classics.