HOME, Gordon [author and illustrator]. Yorkshire.

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HOME, Gordon [author and illustrator]. Yorkshire. London, A & C Black, 1908.

Large 8vo. Publisher's original decorative olive-green cloth, lettered in gilt, ornamented in three colours, top edge gilt; pp. xi, 464, folding map and colour plates with captioned tissue guards; toning to endpapers, as usual, a little spotted, engraved armorial bookplate of John Kenneth Foster of Egton in Cleveland, Yorkshire inside front cover.
First edition. This is one of the rarer titles by A. & C. Black, who profited from Carl Hentschel's colour type process. He invented and manufactured other process blocks, and also edited and wrote various publications on process work, on which he was a recognised authority. He was a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and the Royal Society of Arts, and the president of the Photo-Engravers’ Association. In Jerome K. Jerome's Three Men in a Boat he figures as Harris. Gordon Cochrane Home (1879-1969 was a London-born landscape artist, writer and illustrator.
Inman 92 9'1500 copies).

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