With Critical Appreciation by Various Hands.
First edition, first impression of this collection of twenty-four portraits or authors, artists, and intellectuals by William Rothenstein, including Joseph Conrad, John Galsworthy, André Gide, Thomas Hardy, T. E. Lawrence, George Bernard Shaw, and H. G. Wells. Provenance: from the library of Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger, with his bookplate.
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Octavo. Original tan cloth backed grey boards, grey endpapers, printed paper labels to spine and upper board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 24 plates by William Rothenstein. Bookseller’s ticket to front pastedown. Boards a little rubbed and spotted, spine tanned, wear to corners. A very good copy.