Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé
  • Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé
  • Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé
  • Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé
  • Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé
  • Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé
  • Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé
  • Illustrated Books - Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé

Cabell J. B. - Something about Eve illustrated by Frank Papé

€150.00

PAPE, Frank C., illustrator. Cabell, James Branch, author.

Something about Eve.

Bodley Head, UK, 1927.

[PAPE, Frank C., illustrator.Cabell, James Branch, author.] Something about Eve. A Comedy of Fig-leaves. By James Branch Cabell. Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd. 

First edition. Tall octavo (245 x 165 mm). 376 pp. Original black cloth with gilt titles and illustrations to front board and spine, pictorial endpappers. Top edge stained red, others uncut. Illustrated with 12 black & white plates including frontispiece and many additional tailpiece illustrations after Frank Papé. Protective tissue guards with titles. Pictorial bookplate on half title page. Complete with the publisher's black dust jacket. 

Extremities very lightly rubbed, minimal foxing, spine neatly repaired, small name and date signature on front free endpaper, otherwise in near fine condition. Dust jacked lightly chipped on spine top, else in near fine condition.

Frank C. Papé (1878-19720) was a British illustrator best known and remembered for his fairy-tale illustrations, which were characterised by imagination and humour. Something about Eve is an ironic and satirical fantasy novel by the American author James Branch Cabell (1879-1958).

''I was afraid, because I was naked: and I hid myself.''

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