London: Swan, Sonnenschein and Co., 1892.
First edition. Bound in contemporary full fine polished calf with concentric gilt-ruled borders on covers, five raise bands and gilt decorated panels, two morocco labels on spine. Extremely scarce LARGE PAPER COPY, LIMITED TO 100 COPIES, original vellum covers with ornate design by Laurence Housman on cover bound-in at end. With "Forty-four designs invented, drawn and written by Lawrence Housman." Eight superb full-page plates printed on thick, smooth card paper, half-page woodcut illustrations throughout by Laurence Housman. A wonderfully attractive and distinctively Nineties book. Binding and book are fine.
Price: $2,250.00 Item #2902