[Binding, Fine- Riviere, 100 Copies, Signed by Publisher] Aucassin & Nicolete
London: David Nutt, 1898.
First Edition Thus. 12mo. Beautifully bound by Riviere (with their gilt pallet on front dentelle) in rich red-brown crushed morocco with elaborated and delicately aesthetic gilt tooling to spine on four of the six panels consisting of stylized blossoms on long stem with surrounding stippling, the same motif design occurs on the corners of the two dentelles, marbled endsheets. Outer edges with gilt fillet ruled lines. AEG. Limited Edition of 100 Copies Only on fine Whatman paper, this No. 12, so inscribed, and signed by the publisher, D. Nutt on the Limitation Page. Originally published in 1887, Nutt reprised the title due to its popularity, adding in the Publisher's Note regarding the re-issue: "is not intended in any way to compete with the original edition, is issued in response to many and repeated demands..." In fine condition.
Price: $750.00 Item #6300