A Song of the English.
Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.London: Hodder & Stoughton, [c.1914] Stock Code: 143391
A handsome copy of Kipling's classic, with Robinson's superb illustrations. "This poem originally appeared in The English Illustrated Magazine, May, 1893, prior to its inclusion in The Seven Seas" (Livingston, p. 74), three years later, from which this edition is reprinted.
Quarto (275 x 214 mm). Bound by Rivière & Son in contemporary navy half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, blue cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.
30 colour illustrated plates and numerous illustrated vignettes in the text.
Bookplate of Alexander Stone to front pastedown. Ends and corners very slightly rubbed, faint spotting to fore-edge, internally fresh; a lovely copy in excellent condition.
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