CHESTERTON, G.K., and COBURN, Alvin Langdon.
Seller ID: 52160
CHESTERTON, G.K., and COBURN, ALVIN LANGDON. London, London: Chiswick Press, 1914. Octavo, limited edition, pp. 19, 10 photo plates, gray printed boards quarter-bound in beige cloth with black-stamped lettering on spine, 10 photogravures by Coburn plus gravure frontis by Coburn showing G.K. and Frances Chesterton with Edmund D. Brooks, the Minneapolis bibliophile who paid for this publication. Text leaves unopened. Inscribed on the free front endpaper "For my old friend Richard Burton" by Brooks. George Eastman House's Imagining Paradise, p. 225 "Coburn's photogravures of London for this privately printed book ... are quite different from those in his 1909 London. They are smaller format, simpler, busier, quicker images of everyday London life with dense traffic on the roads and bustling crowds in the streets." Condition of this book: Boards lightly soiled, rubbed at edges. Leaves clean and tight, endpages browned, images fine.