DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur ~ The World’s Famous Prisons. Italian Prisons. St. Angelo – The Piombi – The Vicaria – Prisons of The Roman Inquisition.
London: The Grolier Society, 1905
Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Italian volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.