The Love of Books. The Philobiblon.
London: The de la More Press, 1903. Half morocco, 6 inches tall. A delightful little Edwardian binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands and splendid gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt top edge. With an ornate bookplate and ink inscription on the bookplate. The Philobiblon is a series of essays discussing the love of books and sadness at their destruction, written by de Bury just before his death in 1345.