[WOOD-ENGRAVING]. KAPP, Helen (illustrator). Gerald BULLETT (editor). Seed of Israel. Tales From The English Bible.

London; Gerald Howe. 1927.

£148


8vo. Original full cream vellum with gilt vignette to upper board, lettered gilt to spine, top edge gilt, others uncut and unopened; pp. [vi], vii-xii + [ii], 3-161 + [ii], printed on handmade paper; with pictorial title-page, frontispiece, and with striking and bold wood-engravings throughout, including full-page plates; a very good copy with some surface dust-soiling, slightly sprung as usual, internally clean and crisp throughout with uniform toning to stock.

First edition,de luxe: one of only 55 numbered copies, signed by Helen Kapp, of which only 50 were for sale. A collection of nine stories from the Bible including the tales of Joseph and his brothers, Ruth, Jonah, Samson, Judith, and Jacob.

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