Item #6505 [Binding, Fine- Art Nouveau] The Wild Rose. A Volume of Poems. Arthur Lyon Raile, Edward P. pseud. Warren.
[Binding, Fine- Art Nouveau] The Wild Rose. A Volume of Poems
[Binding, Fine- Art Nouveau] The Wild Rose. A Volume of Poems
[Binding, Fine- Art Nouveau] The Wild Rose. A Volume of Poems

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[Binding, Fine- Art Nouveau] The Wild Rose. A Volume of Poems

London: David Nutt, 1909.

First Edition. 8vo., approx. 4.75" x 7.5." 143pp. Exquisitely bound in light brown crushed morocco with an attractive all-over gilt and inlaid cover design consisting of a panel of gilt leaves, vines, and a pointillÈ border, with inlaid red and orange morocco flowers and green morocco dots, on both covers. Five bands to spine, with title and author in second compartment; remaining compartments with a gilt leaf and vine design. Wide turn-ins with rolled gilt borders and large fleurons at corners. The book features stunning and unusual handmade floral gilt stamped paper doublures and facing endsheets. All edges gilt, finely applied. Original olive green satin page marker intact. A beautiful and very well executed unsigned binding. but unfortunately unsigned. Some very light rubbing to edges of covers, spots of wear to lower right corner of front cover, along with narrow and nearly invisible loss to leather on top and bottom of front dentelles. A scarce title.Edward Perry Warren (1860-1928) was an art collector and member of the Uranian movement. This volume contains 86 poems, 31 of which had previously appeared in Itamos in 1903 (D'Arch Smith pp. 114-117).

Price: $1,750.00   Item #6505