October 2022

Recent Acquisitions

1. Allston, Washington.
The Sylphs of the Seasons, With Other Poems First American From The London Edition.
Boston & Cambridge: Cummings And Hilliard & Hilliard & Metcalf, 1813. First American edition. 168 pages. 17.5 x 11 cm. Allston, an American poet and painter was born is South Carolina. This is his first poetic work. Allston was well acquainted with notable poets and painters of his time. He met Coleridge in Italy, and his portrait of the poet is part of the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery in London. Elegantly bound, gilt decorated border panels and spine arabesques in gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate. Small smudge at spine foot. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 27701. Full black morocco. Fine. $290.00

1A. Anselimino, Luciano.
man ray opera grafica.
Torino: Np, 1983. First edition. 149 (2) pages. 28 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated with full color images on glossy stock printed recto only. Last two pages lists the 77 graphic images presented here. Text in Italian. One page note by Man Ray in English entitled "Original Graphics Multiples," with first two lines -- "An original is a creation motivated by desire." Orig. violet cloth lettered in red and white. Fine in fine dust wrapper in original publisher white slipcase. $150.00

1B. Anacreon.
Anacreontis Teii Odaria Praefixo Commentario Quo Poetae Genus Traditur.
Parma: Bodoni, 1784-1785. [6], LXXXII, 103, [1] XXXII, 103, [1]. 30.5 x 23 cm. Engraved title followed by a second page with engraved vignette at head, the entire work printed in capital letters. Wide text margins. Latin commentary followed by Greek text. Commentary written by P. Paciaudi. DIBDIN, Vol. I, p.151. "There is a copy in the British Museum. It was the author's intention to have embellished the work with suitable engravings. but the plates were stolen by some person he employed......." BROOKS. COMPENDIOSA BIBLIOGRAFIA DI EDIZIONI BODONIANE. 287. Bookplate of Bibliotheca Giuliari. Interior very fresh and clean, joints rubbed but firm, backstrip head lacks two centimeters. Contemporary marbled paper over pasteboard with paper spine label. Very good in red cloth clam shell box. $825.00

1C. Apollinaire, Guillaume.
Le Poete Assassine Lithographies De Raoul Dufy.
Paris: Se Trouve Au Sans Pareil, 1926. First edition. 147 pages. 29 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 431 of 580 on sur vellin Montgolfier d'Annonay and printed to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the death of the poet and author by the master printer (maitre Imprimeur) R. Coulouma. Text in French. 36 original lithographs by Raoul Dufy (incl. 18 plates, with tissue guards). The text presents the original short stories of Apollinaire. THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK 92, "The woodcut on the cover is adapted from Dufy's woodcut "Le Cheval" in the 1911 Apollinaire "Bestiaire." MONOD 367. Orig. publisher's gray wrapper decorated and lettered in gilt in the original glassine. Fine in very good illustrated portfolio with black cloth ties. $1,250.00

2. Beerbohm, Max.
A Peep Into The Past.
Np: Privately Printed, 1923. First edition. 16 pages printed recto only. 20 x 18 cm. Limited edition, one of 300 printed on Japan vellum. Two bookplates: Albert Parson Sachs & Vincent Lloyd Russell. Essay on Oscar Wilde, both the title page and hand-written example color tinted and with tissue guards. Orig. brown cloth spine and dark tan boards, illustrated front cover paper label. Near fine. $125.00

3. Beilenson, Peter.
The Story of Frederic W. Goudy Written by Peter Beilenson and printed with a personal supplement for The Distaff Side.
New York: Distaff Side, 1939. First edition. 58 pages. 24 x 16.5 cm. Limited edition one of 300 signed by Goudy on front free endpaper. Title page portrait reproduced from a wood engraving by Charles. E. Pont. 8 unnumbered pages of plates & portraits. Orig. green cloth front cover and spine paper labels. Fine in original glassine. $100.00

4. Boston. Hill Publishing Company.
Audience: Quarterly Review of Literature and the Arts. Vol II, Nos. 1-6, January/February - November/December 1972.
Boston: Hill Publishing Company, 1972. First Editions. 30.5 x 23.5 cm. A complete set of this periodical for 1972. The magazine targeted to hip intellectuals and literary arts aficionados. The publication presented literature and illustrations by novelists, short story writers, poets and screenwriters, including six Nobel prize winners: Maya Angelou, Saul Bellow, William Golding, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and Nadine Gordimer, and three Pulitzer prize winners: John Cheever, Arthur Miller, John Updike. Orig. illustrated Fine in publisher fine black thick board slipcase. $125.00

5. Bruehl, Anton.
Photographs Of Mexico.
New York: Delphic Studios, 1933. First edition. 3 pages in text. Large folio, 41 x 31 cm. Limited edition, copy 177 of 1000, signed by Anton Bruehl in black ink on first page after the title page. Twenty-five full-page collotype reproductions all on rectos of Plain BFK Rives watermarked sheets. Bruehl on his photographs -- "They do not undertake to present Mexico....To me the beauty of this country lies in the people of the land and their simple mode of living." Bruehl's work serves as both a companion and counterpoint to the Mexico portfolio of Paul Strand published 1940. Gold back label at inside back cover: "This book chosen by Jury For The Exhibit Of American Book Illustration 1931-1933 American Institute Of Graphic Arts." Clean, fresh copy. Orig. beige basket weave cloth lettered in black. Fine in very good matching black board slipcase lettered in blind, lacking 3 centimeters bottom panel at entry. $995.00

6. Caylus, Ernest.
Correspondence Of Ernest Caylus 1836-1874.
Paris: Privately Printed, 1933. First edition. 107 pages. 28 x 19 cm. Frontispiece of Caylus who was a French journalist during his days in America. Ernest Caylus (1813-1878) was a young Frenchman forced to flee political unrest at home, coming to America in 1835. Most of the letters are to and from New York City. Most of the letters are in French with some in English. Names and places mentioned are frequently identified in footnotes. This volume was printed in cooperation with the American Embassy at Madrid at the behest of his family. Many of the letters deal with political situations in France, and after the death of Therese Caylus (his daughter) his grand daughters wished to have them published for his posterity -- great grand children and their descendants. Some of the letters in English are in the period of the Franco-Prussian War. OCLC notes four titles concerning Caylus but not this title. Joints cracked but firm. Three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards and marbled endpapers.Very good. $100.00

7. Chapin, Anna Alice.
The True Story Of Humpty Dumpty How he was rescued by Three Mortal Children in Make Believe Land.
New York: The Macaulay Company, 1905. First edition. 206 pages. 24 x 18 cm. With illustrations and decorations by Ethel Franklin Betts -- full page color frontispiece and an additional four full page color illustrations, plus color illustrated endpapers. Orig. dark gray cloth, front cover illustrated paper inset. Very good. $100.00

8. Clarke, Harry (Illustrator).
The Year's At The Spring An Anthology Of Recent Poetry Compiled By L.D'O. Walters With An Introduction By Harold Monro.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1920. First edition. 128 pages. 26.5 x 20.5 cm. Colored frontispiece and 23 full page black and white and color plates with additional text illustrations throughout. Interior bright and fresh. Owner inscription front cover pastedown. Slight rubbing to backstrip extremities. Orig. green cloth front cover decorated in gilt. Near fine. $175.00

9. Codman, Florence.
The Clever Young Boston Architect.
Augusta, Maine: Florence Codman, 1970. First edition. 39 (4) pages. 31 x 23 cm. Privately printed and Illustrated with photographs and one plan. A personal appreciation with laid-in card noting "With Compliments Of The Author." Orig. white Fine in fine clear acetate dust wrapper. $100.00

10. Crumb, R.
The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book Edited & Designed by Peter Poplaskli.
New York & Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1997. First edition. 247 pages. 34 x 28.5 cm. Profusely in color and black and white, printed on glossy stock. A self-analysis of his career as a cartoonist with pictures to match. Uncompromising, as was his interview at the top floor of the Tribune Tower in Chicago with Chester Gould (whom he admired), creator of Dick Tracy. Crumb was there to interview for a job. Fresh, very bright copy. Orig. illustrated Fine. $275.00

11. ____.
The Yum Yum Book.
San Francisco: Scrimshaw Press, 1975. First edition. Unpaginated. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated throughout in color. An early effort by Crumb who drew this story when he was nineteen years old and still a virgin. All art done with Prismacolor pencils in 1963. Orig. illustrated Fine in near fine dust wrapper. $100.00

11A. De Quincy, Thomas
Confessions Of An English Opium Eater.
London: Taylor And Hessey, 1822. First edition. 206 pages. 16 x 10 cm. This, his first major work brought him success and fame overnight. As a young runaway his narrative of the effects of the drug (laudanum), despite his success in overcoming the addiction was initially criticized for extolling the virtues rather than the negative consequences of habituation. Elegant signed binding, lower front cover we can note "New York," the balance not decipherable. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, the same decoration at four corners of both covers support gilt border fillets plus inner dentelles and silk moire endpapers. Full red morocco. Aeg. Fine.  $3,750.00

12. Dulac, Edmund (Illustrator).
Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.
New York: George H. Doran, 1920's. 197 pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. Twelve full page color plates by Dulac. Interior contents very clean and fresh, almost as new copy. Raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt motifs. Three quarter dark maroon morocco and lilac cloth boards, matching endpapers. Teg. Fine. $150.00

13. _____.
Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.
New York: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc. 1937. 197 pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. Twelve full page color plates by Dulac. Interior contents very clean and fresh, almost as new copy. Raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt motifs. Bound by Lauriat of Boston. Blind stamp of Margaret Pepper on title page. Three quarter navy morocco and light blue cloth. Teg. Fine. $150.00

14. Eliot, George (Mary Ann Evans).
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1890. (6) 315, 299 pages. Edition de Luxe, copy 161 of 250. Sixty two full page photogravures and photographs with lettered tissue guards -- 31 in each volume. Her only novel set in the Italian Renaissance. Wide text margins, interior fresh and clean. Elegantly bound, gilt and blue front cover decorations with maroon fleur de lys design. Orig. full vellum.Teg. 2 Vols. $225.00
15. Elzea, Rowland (Compiler).
John Sloan's Oil Paintings A Catalogue Raisonne-- Parts I-II.
Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1991. First edition. 543 pages. 31 x 23.5 cm. Part one of 673 entries -- titles, alternate titles and dates, size, medium and support provenance, auction sales, exhibitions, present owner, and Sloan's inventory number. Part two, entries 674-1265 with the same data as Part one. Elzea also cites references to standard works on Sloan. Illustrations in black and white. Orig. black cloth. Fine in fine dust wrappers. 2 Vols. $175.00

16. Ensor, James [Firman Cuypers].
James Ensor l'homme & l'oeuvre.
Paris. 22 text pages. 19 x 14 cm. Limited edition, copy 41 of 50 on Japan Imperial paper. Unopened. Host of black and white plates printed recto only. Biography of Ensor. The essay in French by Firman Cuypers, Belgian journalist. Ensor was a Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism. Bright, very fresh copy in the original clear glassine wrapper. Orig. illustrated stiff wraps. Fine. $450.00

16A. Rosa Casanova.
Frida's Frida.
Mexico City: Fomento Cultural Banamex, 2007. First edition. 323 pages. 31.5 x 25 cm. This work published to mark the centennial of Frida Khalo's birth. An unusual and complicated production with quality black and white photographs, tipped-in color and full page color lithographs, also of high standard on 150 gram Hello Silk paper, 150 gram GardaPat Kiara and 140 gram Nettuno Rosso. Red silk moire covers lettered in blind and multicolored silk moire clamshell box. Text in English. Covers and clam shell box fine. Aeg. $685.00

17. Geddes, Norman Bel.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1932. First edition. 293 pages. 26.5 x 20 cm. Nearly 225 illustrations: photographs, plans and drawings to scale. An industrial design visionary, many of the ideas presented remain visually fresh today. Bel Geddes studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. In the 1920"s he was an influential, innovative stage designer at the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Bright, fresh, very clean copy. Orig. decorated silver cloth lettered in black. Fine. $265.00

18. Guberman, Sidney.
Frank Stella An Illustrated Biography Foreword by William Rubin & Afterword by Richard Meier.
New York: Rizzoli, 1995. First edition. 247 pages. 30.5 x 24 cm. The author investigates the technical complexity of his work. There are nearly 100 of Stella's paintings and prints illustrated, most are colored. Notes. Bibliography and Index, orig. black cloth lettered in blind. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $100.00

20. Kay, Helen.
Picasso's World of Children With An Introduction By Daniel-Henry Kahnwieler.
New York: Doubleday, 1965. First edition. 240 pages. 32 x 25 cm. Signed presentation copy in black ink "et pour mon ami, Carol -- a friend for fifty years with love Helen Kay." 190 illustrations, twenty eight in color. List of Reproductions by Chapters. A few faint toning marks at fore-edges. Orig. cream cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $125.00

21. Langdale, Charles.
Memoirs Of Mrs. Fitzherbert With An Account Of Her Marriage With H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales Afterwards King George The Fourth.
London: Richard Bentley, 1856. First edition. 202 pages. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. Mrs. Fitzherbert, a Catholic widow secretly married the Prince of Wales in 1785. George later denied it and married Princess Christina prompting something of a scandal and a good deal of "blimey". Mrs. Fitzpatrick buried two husbands who succumbed to illness before she reached the age of twenty five. Interior contents pristine. Bound by Zaensdorf, raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt floral motifs. Three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards and matching marbled endpapers. Fine. $275.00

22. Lanes, Selma G.
The Art of Maurice Sendak.
New York: Abrams, 1984. 278 pages. 28 x 29.5 cm. Signed by Sendak in blue ink on half title. 261 illustrations, including ninety-four plates in full-color. A Chronology of Books. Index. Almost as new copy. Orig. dark gray boards. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $125.00

22A. Lear, Edward.
A Book Of Nonsense.
London & New York: Frederick Warned And Company & Scribner, Welford And Company, ca 1870. Unpaginated. 25 x 22.5 cm. Host of color plates by Edmund Evans printed recto or verso only. Two owner inscriptions free front endpaper one dated 1876. Some small repairs, plates bright and clean. Quarter brown morocco and marbled boards. Very good. $195.00

23. Morisot, Berthe.
Seize Aquarelles Preface de Stephane Mallarme et de Paul Valery.
Paris: Editions Des Quartre Chemins, 1946. First edition. Pages 9-16 in text. Folio, 38 x 28 cm. Limited edition, copy 237 of 300 on the Presses of G. Bouan. Text in French. Text unopened. Watercolors are full page with wide margins. List of Aquarelles dated in alphabetical order from 1871 - 1893 with the last title "La jeune femme decolletee." Fresh bright copy. Orig. soft white front cover initialed portfolio. Fine. $320.00

24. Musgrave, Samuel.
Two Dissertations. I. On The Graecian Mythology. II. An Examination Of Sir Isaac Newton's Objections to the Chronology of the Olympiads.
London: J. Nichols, 1782. First Edition. 231 text pages & [xxii] preceding pages noting Names of The Subscribers, many of note including Dr. Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Richard Brinsley Sheridan et al. The book was published posthumously for the benefit of his widow due to Musgrave's unsubstantiated claims regarding a bribery scandal that reduced him to penury. Newton thought that the ancients exaggerated their origins as a vanity and so falsified the origin of the Olympiads. Printed on laid paper, wide text margins, very firm binding with interior contents clean and fresh. Small owner signature title page right head corner, slight rubbing to extremities. Tan cloth reback with original faded spine leather label and original marbled boards. Very good. $295.00

25. Nielsen, Kay (Illustrator).
East Of The Sun And West Of The Moon Old Tales From The North.
New York: Garden City Publishing Company, 1930. 204 pages. 22 x 16.5 cm. Originally appeared in Sir G.W. Dasent's `Popular Tales from the Norse' by P.C. Asbjornsen and J.I. Moe. "Nielsen acknowledged that his work was influenced by the art of the early Italian Renaissance, but most of all by oriental art and the art of the Middle East." [see: JOHNSON p.78]. An unusual combination of full page color plates in offset lithography, and the small and more numerous color lithograph plates within the text. Owner inscription front cover pastedown. Orig. black cloth with illustrated color paper inset front cover, backstrip lettered in green. Near fine. $200.00

25A. Pindari. Opera.
Olimpia, Nemea, Pythia, Isthmia Una cum Latina omium Versione Carmine Lyrico per Nicolaum Sudorium.
Oxford: Etheatro Sheldoniano, 1697. Folio, *6, A4-Ppp4, Qqq-Pppp, Qqqq2-Zzzz2, Aaaaa-Mmmmm. The first English edition of the Greek text edited by Richard West & Robert Welsted. Engraved portrait of Pindar by M. Burghers facing title page. DIBDIN II, 289. "a beautiful and celebrated edition... on the whole, we must allow that the editors of this magnificent work have taken infinite pains to bring together every thing which could illustrate and improve the reading of the poet". The editors compared the Mss held by the Bodleian with that of the Biblioteca Palatina. Engraved portrait of Pindar and large title page vignette by M. Burghers. Pindar Πίνδαρος (c. 522 – c. 443 BC) was an Ancient Greek lyric poet of the classical period from Thebes and the first Greek poet to reflect on the nature of poetry and on the poet's role. Errata. BRUNET IV p.659. Armorial bookplate. Raised bands, spines richly gilt, small front cover nick, scrape lower front cover corner, binding tight with leaves at end of text of Pindari Opera Omnia, leaves Oooo-Mmmm toned. Contemporary cambridge style binding in full brown calf. Very good.  $1,500.00

26. Rattner, Abraham.
Twenty Four Plates Introduction and notes by Allen S. Weller.
Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1956. First edition. 19 pages. 42 x 31.5 cm. Host of illustrations in red and black in text volume. 24 Notes on the Plates provide dimensions and media. Laid-in are the twenty four plates mentioned previously. Rattner was an expressionist artist who used vivid colors, many paintings relating to biblical subjects imbued with subjective elements. Text volume housed in decorated box with red and black lettering. Fine. $250.00

27. Rilke, Rainer Maria.
The Sonnets To Orpheus With Engravings By Kurt Roesch.
New York: Wittenborn & Co., 1944. First edition. [76] pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates. 41 x 26.5 cm. Limited edition, copy XX of XXXV numbered and signed copies designed by S.A Jacobs, printed by The Golden Eagle Press on hand-made Arches paper. Each plate designed and engraved with illustrations on copper by Kurt Roesch, whose signature also appears on the colophon page. "Dedication The Sonnets To Orpheus Written As A Monument For Vera Ouckama Knoop Chateau De Muzot February 1922." Since his work was translated in the 1930s, Rilke has never lost his significance for English-speaking poets. Orig. publisher pale blue boards, spine lettered in gilt in matching dust wrapper. Fine in very good original black slipcase with mottling to spine. $1,250.00

28. Rubin, Reuven.
Rubin My Life My Art An Autobiography and Selected Paintings With An Introduction By Dr. Haim Gamzu Director, Tel Aviv Musuem.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1970. First edition. 227 pages. 30 x 22 cm. Signed presentation copy on half title, "To Gayle & Lee with greetings Izik Rubin 1971" and again on title page in blue ink, "Izik Rubin 1971." Illustrated with 95 paintings, forty three in full color. In 1921, Alfred Stieglitz arranged Rubin's first exhibition in New York. Orig. white cloth lettered in black. Fine in worn dust wrapper. $300.00

29. Schiller, Friedrich von.
The Song of the Bell Translated By William H. Furness With 32 Illustrations After Original Paintings By Alexander Liezen Mayer And With Vignettes Ornamental Borderings, etc;.
Munich & New York: Theo. Stroefer & Geo. Kirchner & Co., 1879. 55 pages. 32 x 24.5 cm. Thirty black and white plates including seven fine engraved full-page plates, original paintings by Mayer, all with tissue guards. The original vignettes, ornamental borderings by Rudolf Seitz. Title page printed in red and black with an extra illustrated title page. William H. Furness was an American clergyman, abolitionist, theologian and reformer. This ballad was a favorite of Schiller's -- the story of the casting of a large bronze bell, and its affects on the lives of the people. Elaborate gilt front cover and spine designs in floral motifs, rubbing to corners. Orig. publisher's green cloth gilt stamped covers, yapp edges. Aeg. Near fine. $275.00

30. Saul Steinberg [Paris. Derriere Le Miroir].
Derriere Le Miroir. No. 192, June 1971.
Paris: Maeght, 1971. First edition. 8 pages in text (French) by Jacques Dupin. Signed presentation copy "Pour Maguy love Steinberg" dated Juin 1971" on the front cover. Two double paged color lithographs by Steinberg, plus a host of black and white illustrations, and a third plate partly colored in lithography. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Very good. $215.00

31. Strange, Edward F.
Catalogue OF Chinese Lacquer Part I. General, Part II Inro, & Part III.
London: Victoria And Albert Museum Department of Woodwork, 1924-1925. First editions. 193 pages in text. PART 1: 24.5 x 18.5 cm. 48 black and white plates. Index of Names of Artists. [PART: II]. 162 pages. 37 plates with multiple images per plate. Index of Names of Artists, [PART: III]. 36 Pages. 44 plates. Every item in this complete three volume set contains detailed descriptive text for almost all images presented -- text and images printed on high gloss stock. Asian lacquer ware, which may be called "true lacquer", are objects coated with the treated, dyed and dried sap that can be applied to various surfaces. Orig. medium blue cloth, backstrips and covers lettered in gilt. Near fine. 3 Vols. $350.00

32. Tooke, W.
The Life Of Catharine II, Empress Of All The Russias: With An Elegant Portrait Of The Tzarina, And A Correct Map Of The Russian Empire.
Philadelphia: William Fry, 1802. First American edition. 558, 560 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. List of Subscribers includes President Thomas Jefferson. Moderate toning throughout. Armorial bookplates of Redmond-Conyngham. Bound by H. Zucker, Philadelphia. Raised bands,spine panels in gilt arabesques. Three quarter brown morocco and green cloth. Teg. Fine. $150.00

33. Tzara, Tristan.
Terre Sur Terre Dessins D'Andre Masson.
Geneve - Paris: Editions Des Trois Collines, 1946. First edition. 66 pages. 22 x 16 cm. Limited edition, copy 448 of 3000. Black and white lithographs by Masson. Text unopened. Internally, almost as new copy with French text. Orig. white stiff wrappers. Near fine. $150.00

34. Uzanne, Octave L.
Les Modes De Paris Variations Du Gout Et De L'Esthetique De La Femme 1797-1897 Illustrations originales de Francois Courboin Dan le Texte et Hors Texte D'Apres Des Documents Inedits.
Paris: Societe Francaise d'Editions d'Art, 1898. First edition. 239 (2) pages. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 376 of 1000 with original illustrated paper covers bound-in. Plates are color lithographs with all text and illustrations clean and fresh. French text. Classic French marbled endpapers. The last two pages, "Nomenclature des Gravures Hors-Texte." Raised bands, spine panels in gilt arabesques. Contemporary three quarter black morocco and marbled Teg. Fine. $350.00

35. Wiggin, Kate Douglas & Nora A. Smith (Editors).
The Arabian Nights Their Best Known Tales Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. 339 pages. 24 x 18 cm. 12 full page color plates with descriptive text, and decorated endpapers. Orig. black black cloth with illustrated paper inset. Very good. $100.00

36. Yeats, William Butler.
The Tower.
London: Macmillan, 1928. First edition. 210 pages. 19.5 x 13 cm. Front cover designed by Thomas Sturge Moore, a poet in his own right and long time friend of Yeats. As a wood-engraver and artist he designed the covers for poetry editions of Yeats and others. Contains "Sailing To Byzantium." Text clean and fresh with wide text margins. WADE 159. Orig. green cloth front cover elaborately decorated in gilt. Fine in restored dust wrapper lacking portions at spine. $1,750.00