[Binding, Fine- Bound by McDonald of New York- With Full Page Inscription by Maeterlinck] The Swarm, From the Life of the Bee. Maurice Maeterlinck.
[Binding, Fine- Bound by McDonald of New York- With Full Page Inscription by Maeterlinck] The Swarm, From the Life of the Bee
[Binding, Fine- Bound by McDonald of New York- With Full Page Inscription by Maeterlinck] The Swarm, From the Life of the Bee
[Binding, Fine- Bound by McDonald of New York- With Full Page Inscription by Maeterlinck] The Swarm, From the Life of the Bee

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[Binding, Fine- Bound by McDonald of New York- With Full Page Inscription by Maeterlinck] The Swarm, From the Life of the Bee

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1906.

First edition. An elegant and sumptuous full green crushed levant binding by McDonald, signed in gilt pallet at rear dentelle, "Bound by MacDonald," consisting of triple fillet gold framing, and the spine very ornately detailed in four compartments with title and author in the author two. Ornate gilt dentelles, attractive marbled endsheet. TEG. Very fine example of James McDonald's work, the fine Scottish bookbinder who came to the US and set up shop in NYC in 1880, very quickly becoming one of the preeminent bookbinders in America. WITH A FULL-PAGE INSCRIPTION BY MAETERLINCK in French on the verso of the frontispiece, and signed by Maeterlinck, in fountain pen.

Price: $2,250.00   Item #4501

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