DELUXE LIMITED EDITION OF 26 COPIES IN STUNNING FULL MOROCCO
BRITTAIN, Alfred ~ Roman Women.
Philadelphia: George Barrie for subscribers only, 1908
Full crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. This volume is complete in itself but was originally published in the 9 volume set 'Woman: in all ages and in all countries'. This is the Deluxe Limited Lettered Edition of only 26 copies of which this is letter 'K' in which all the plates are in 4 printings: Japanese vellum; India paper; Papier de Chine; Whatman drawing-paper finished in water-colour. The binding, signed by Barrie, has raised bands, extra gilt panels and fabulous goatskin doublures with onlays. The free endpapers are of watered silk. All edges gilt. The green has faded to brown on the spines which are still bright and most attractive. A superb copy of this remarkable work, 'for subscribers only'.