Pictures in Umbria. Katharine S. Macquoid.
Pictures in Umbria

Pictures in Umbria

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [7], xi-xv, [1], 319, [1] pp. Navy cloth with white lettering on the front board and spine, decorations in navy on the front board, spine lettered in gold; decorative front pastedowns. Illustrated by a frontispiece, numerous plates and full-page illustrations, with in-text illustrations by Thomas Macquoid (Katharine's husband; around 50 illustrations in total). Oxford DNB, "Macquoid [née Thomas], Katharine Sarah [pseud. Gilbert Percy]". Katharine Macquoid was a novelist and travel writer. She lived in London and in various places in France during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. This is her narrative of her travels in Italy, with illustrations of San Domenico, the Fontana Borghese, Porta Augusta, Piazza Sopra Mura, the entrance to Assisi, and various other churches and statues she saw along the way. A nice copy of a woman's travel narrative. Very Good+ / Near Very Good. Item #00009062

A Very Good+ book with a small concavity to the spine and a hint of wear to the boards; dust jacket is Near Very Good, with some loss to the rear panel, jacket neatly reinforced on the reverse.

Price: $275.00

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