She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith. 4967


She Stoops to conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith, Illustrated by Hugh Thomson & signed by him,  not dated.  This deluxe edition limited to 350 numbered copies (this copy is  No. 97), signed by the artist.
 Large quarto (12 1/8 x 10 inches; 309 x 253 mm.)  234, [2] 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  Scarce copy Please email for pictures and shipping costs
 Watercolour artist & illustrator. HUGH THOMSON        1860-1920.
Born at Coleraine, Co Derry, Ireland, 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 gift books
 illustrating the classics.