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Image for Queens. Containing Nine Plates of illustrations by Harry Clarke.

Queens. Containing Nine Plates of illustrations by Harry Clarke.

By: [Clarke, Harry] Synge, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dolmen Press: 1986

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190606b

Condition: Fine; new copy.


Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1986. 1st ed. 8vo, blue cloth. In 1917, Clarke designed nine small stained glass panels for the library his patron, Laurence Waldroon. The inspiration was a 1909 poem by Synge which satirically describes a selection of great women from the past. The panels were sold at auction to a private collector in 1997 for L331,000; a world record for the artist. This is the first book publication. CONDITION: New, pristine copy. View more info