She stoops to Conquer, or Mistakes of a Night by Oliver Goldsmith
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London; undated [circa 1912]. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Condition: Very Good+
This beautiful book is the first to be illustrated by Hugh Thomson, published circa 1912. Bound in it’s original cloth boards with gold gilt title and decoration to front board and spine. There is minor bumping and wear to the edges and spine, with fading to the spine, a few marks to the rear panel, otherwise the biding is in smart, bright condition.
Inside, the book is in excellent condition, with hardly any signs of toning or spotting. The pages are clean adn bright and all 25 tipped in colour plates by Hugh Thomson are present and in beautiful condition. Indeed, it is these lovely illustrations that are the true selling point of this book, perfectly capturing the tone of the play and bringing it to life for the reader.
This book would be the perfect gift and would sit beautifully on any shelf.