Fair. Published by Thames and Hudson, copyright 1972. Text is clean, binding is slightly worn inside front and back covers. DJ is heavily worn with tears along the top and bottom of DJ. Plastic is peeled and worn in spots, scuffed areas along DJ spine.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 4to hardback with dust jacket, 256pp plus Appendices, indexed, with 364 illustrations including 64 colour plates. Pencil notes and small newspaper cutting re the Author below Author's inscription to half-title page. Dust jacket a little edgeworn, otherwise VG/VG. (SHELF 10) ISBN: 0500010927.
Lessing, Erich. Fine in Very Good + jacket. Book. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Signed by Author(s) Stunning white cloth hardcover with gold gilt lettering on spine and imprinted title on front cover has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has a 2" tear near head of spine, a few small chips at head & foot of spine, light color loss at tips and a chip missing on top edge on rear cover otherwise shows beautifully in new mylar. Beautifully illustrated end pages and presentated to 'Mr. and Mrs. Brooks McCormick with the best wishes from the Spanish Riding School. Vianna, May 1978' on title page. 256 pages of tight & bright text with stunning photos and art. This sumptuous volume is a gala celebration of four centuries of a legendary institution: the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, founded under Emperor Maximilian II in 1572. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placedin new mylar whenever possible. Book images are available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We love what we do and it shows!
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