Signed limited edition of only 350 numbered copies signed by Thomson – this a presentation copy, not numbered, with an original signed drawing of a character from the book.
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Thomson has drawn the figure of a man in period dress celebrating by kicking up his heels, taking off his hat and waving a whip in the air. The man is Tony Lumpkin, a character from the play. Thomson captioned the piece: "'And Tony Lumpkin is his own man again' / p.197"; he has signed it, "With / Hugh Thomson's / kind regards / December 1912." This is an incredible and unique copy with the ornate binding in beautiful condition.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, . 12.5'' x 10.5''. Original full elaborately gilt-stamped vellum. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Ties renewed. Illustrated by Thomson with 26 beautiful tipped-in color plates, plus many in-text illustrations. , 198,  pages. Pen-and-ink original drawing, 7'' square, on recto of limitation page, signed by Thomson. Toning to endpapers, else a remarkably fresh and brilliant copy.
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