Signed limited edition, number 82 of 100 copies specially bound and signed by the author. Originally published in 1934, when it garnered both the Hawthornden and James Tait Black memorial prizes; this edition was issued in response to the huge success of the BBC television series.
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Octavo. Publisher’s purple morocco,gilt lettered and banded spine, gilt Greek key border on covers, gilt stamps of a Claudian coin and facsimile signature on front cover, all edges gilt, single-line gilt turn-ins, grey endpapers. House in the original grey card slipcase. Folding genealogical table. An excellent copy.