Complete collection of the first 8 Ariel Poems.[London, Faber,] 1927 Stock Code: 122684
NotesA finely bound collection of the first eight titles in the Ariel Poems series, comprising Yuletide in a Younger World by Thomas Hardy, drawings by Albert Rutherston; The Linnet's Nest by Henry Newbolt, drawings by Ralph Keene; The Wonder Night by Laurence Binyon, drawings by Barnett Freedman; Alone by Walter de la Mare, wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton; Gloria in Profundis by G. K. Chesterton, wood engravings by Eric Gill; The Early Whistler by Wilfred Gibson, drawings by John Nash; Nativity by Siegfried Sassoon, designs by Paul Nash; and Journey of the Magi by T. S. Eliot, drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer.
8 works bound in one octavo-sized volume (181 x 115 mm), with the original front wrappers bound in. Contemporary green full calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine gilt tooled in compartments, black morocco title label, sides bordered with gilt rules, titles gilt direct to front board, gilt-ruled turn-ins, patterned endpapers designed by McKnight-Kauffer, all edges gilt.
Illustrated wrappers and plates throughout.
Sunning to spine and around the edges of boards, light rubbing to ends and corners, some light spotting to endleaves, but a very good copy indeed.
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