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TIMLIN, William.

The Ship That Sailed To Mars.

A Fantasy.

Stock Code
97092
London, George G. Harrap & Company Limited, 1923
£3,500

A good copy, in the dust-jacket, one of 2,000 copies printed in Britain, 250 of which were sent to America. A number of copies are thought to have been destroyed in a warehouse fire.

British born Timlin studied art and worked as an architect in his adopted country of South Africa. This is his only published work and rivals those of Dulac, Pogany, Nielsen, Rackham, etc., in its originality, appeal and desirability.

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Description

First edition, U.K. issue, 4to; 48 colour plates and 48 calligraphic-style text plates all mounted on grey paper, minor offsetting to endpapers; publisher's parchment-backed grey paper covered boards, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, spine-ends a little bumped and worn, each with a small, closed tear, , corners bumped and worn, otherwise good, contemporary bookplate to upper paste-down, dust-jacket, creased to extremities, a few closed tears, spine-ends and one hinge reinforced, all professionally restored, in all, a very good copy.

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