Elizabethan Songs in Honour of Love and Beautie.

Boston: Little Brown, 1891.

With an introduction by Andrew Lang. Beautifully illustrated with 21 full-page photogravure plates, including 6 in sepia, from watercolors by Garrett. There are 4 smaller photogravures in the introduction, and 65 decorative head/tailpieces throughout. xxi, [i], 178pp. Royal 8vo, beautifully bound in full wine morocco with elaborate multi-colored floral leather doublures; decorative silk endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. (spine slightly faded; light marginal soiling on several pages). House in a fleece-lined marbled board slipcase with morocco tips. Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1891.

Limited edition. Number 1 of only 225 copies printed on Japan paper. This copy has 2 magnificent original watercolor paintings (by Bourdin?) on the half title page.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Limited
Language: English

Price: $1,500.00

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