Revolt of the Tartars: or, Flight of the Kalmuck Khan & his People from the Russian Territories to the Frontiers of China.
London. The Dropmore Press, 1948.
Quarto. Limited edition of 450 copies, of which this is number 45 - one of 50 specially bound by Evans of Croyden and signed by the Artist, Stuart Boyle. , 96pp, . With a frontispiece, title page vignette, a further seven plates and six illustrations in the text. Pictorial endpapers. Uncut and unopened in original red morocco, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed, two very short splits to head of spine. Internally immaculate. A near fine copy.
A remarkably handsome production, in crisp original state, of a private press edition of Thomas de Quincey's (1785-1859) 'Revolt of the Tartars', an oriental fantasy loosely based on historical sources first published in Blackwood's Magazine in July of 1837.£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 23354