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The woman in white / Wilkie Collins ; with an introduction by Vincent Starrett ; illustrated by Leonard Rosoman

Wilkie Collins

RA Collection: Book

Record number

12/749

Author

Imprint

Woodstock, Vermont: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at the Elm Tree Press, 1964

Physical Description

xvi, 534 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

General Note

Illustrated with 32 full-page line-and-wash drawings and 13 pen-and-ink sketches by Leonard Rosoman, the former hand-colored by pochoir at the Walter Fischer Studio.
"Fifteen hundred copies of this edition of The Woman in White have been made for the members of The Limited Editions Club in a format planned by Frank J. Lieberman. The printing of the text has been done by The Elm Tree Press in Woodstock, Vermont, and the illustrations have been reproduced by the Photogravure & Color Company before being colored by hand in the studio of Walter Fischer in New York." [colophon]

Copy Note

Copy number 830 of an edition of 1,500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator on the colophon page

Binding Note

Bound in deep blue cloth stamped with gilt decoration and title on spine, and sides covered with a harmonizing hand-marbled paper. In blue card slipcase.

Contributors

Leonard Rosoman RA, illustrator
Vincent Starrett, contributor
The Limited Editions Club, publisher
Elm Trees Press, printer