Vathek. – Beckford, William.

Original publishers blue cloth with gilt titles and rose bush in pot to upper board and gilt titles to spine. 8 full page colour plates by English illustrator Violet Dale. With tissue guards. Introduction by John Gibson Lockhart, with notes by Samuel Henley, abbreviated from the first edition.

A lovely twentieth century edition of Beckford’s Arabian Gothic tale first published in 1786. Limited to 1000 copies. This being No. II.

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