The Castle of Otranto: A Gothic Story by Horace Walpole
Illustrated with Watercolors from Walpole’s Library – 607 of 2000
Introduced and Signed by W.S. Lewis
Published by The Limited Edition Club in 1975
Details: Bound in quarter leather with patterned paper boards and gold gilted spine and top page edges, the book is housed in a paper covered slipcase with a paper spine label. The introduction to the book is by W.S. Lewis and there are seven full-page illustrations of 18th-century watercolors and sepia wash drawings from originals from Walpole's library at Strawberry Hill.
Condition Report: The book is in FINE condition with a superficial rub towards the bottom of the spine. The book is in excellent condition and appears to have never been read. There are no bookplates, markings, or any other signs of previous ownership. The slipcase is in FINE condition.
A photograph of the book and slipcase appear in the photo section of the listing.