Very Good three quarter leather limited edition book. Missing about one and one half inches of the spine leather at the top. Light wear to corner tips. This is number 26 of 250, printed on Aldwych handmade paper. There is a gift inscription dated 1919 on the second blank endpaper and there are some calling cards attached to that page. ; 10" x 7 1/2"; 120 pages. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Virginibus Puerisque & Other Papers ...
Éditeur : Chatto & Windus for the Florence Press
Date d'édition : 1910
Reliure : Three-Quarter Leather
Etat du livre : Very Good
Edition : Limited Edition.
Description du livre Chatto & Windus, London, 1921. Hardcover. First of this edition. Octavo, blue cloth spine and blue decorated boards, top edges gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (2), (x), 193, (3) + 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Some light spots to lower spine with gilt publisher's imprint faded; shelf rubbing to edges of boards; outer corners have rubbing and soft bumps; yellowing to page edges; ink name at front; offset endpaper tanning; creases to upper edges of a few leaves near middle; some foxing early and late; else a VG clean and tight copy. Outstanding illustrations from watercolours by Norman Wilkinson, best known for his memorable settings and costumes for the theatre. VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE (for boys and girls), was first published in 1881 and was his first book of essays. N° de réf. du libraire 38540