London: Adam and Charles Black, 1903.
4to. Superbly bound by Cedric Chivers (signed in gilt pallet rear dentelle, "Cedric Chivers Bath) in full crushed brown morocco, with tan morocco heart onlays, and with a magnificent vellucent landscape capturing a running brook, in watercolor, with part of the brook inlaid in mother of pearl to give it a reflective quality, on the upper section of the cover; and below that an attractive vellucent design with inlaid red dots and tilt stippling containing a ribbon and wreath patterning in watercolor, with title and author. Spine with heart onlays and superb Nouveau style gilt patterning; gilt dentelles with tulips at both corners. Spine slightly sunned, very slight foxing, a near fine example of one a very attractive Chivers binding.
LIMITED EDITION DELUXE, signed by Allingham, with 81 color plates by Allingham and other artists of the day. Text descriptions and memoir by Marcus B. Huish. Helen Allingham (1848-1926) was an acclaimed British watercolorist who married, William Allingham, the Irish poet and editor who became closely associated with the Pre-Raphaelites.
Price: $3,850.00 Item #5858