New illustrated edition of The Sea & The Jungle by H.M. Tomlinson, with woodcuts by Clare Leighton.
Octavo, 343pp. Decorative paper boards with green cloth spine, title in gilt on spine, some toning to covers and endpapers, previous owners’ name label on front pastedown endpaper as well as a bookseller’s label. Stated “new edition” on copyright page. In publisher’s very good dust jacket, toning to spine and along edges, chipping along top and bottom edges, closed tear along front bottom spine edge.
First published in 1912, this new edition of The Sea & The Jungle contains a new foreword by the author as well as 18 woodcut illustrations by Clare Leighton. A British-American artist, writer and illustrator, Clare Leighton (1898-1989) was best known for her wood engravings, which can be found in numerous books, including Thomas Hardy’s The Return of the Native (1929) and Thornton Wilder’s The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929).