Poems.[Eton]: The Eton College Press 1894 Stock Code: 145207
First edition thus, presented to Edouardo Arcibaldo Douglas Collins as a retirement gift upon leaving Eton in 1897 by Edmond Warre, master, and later Head master and Provost of Eton; printed presentation label to first free binder's blank. A handsomely bound copy.
Tall quarto (274 x 173 mm). Bound for presentation by Eton in tan calf, green morocco label, spine decorated gilt in compartments, Eton College crest gilt to foot of spine, multiple rolls to boards gilt, crest to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
Portrait frontispiece, 3 plates, woodcut floral figurative initials and similar head- and tailpieces to the text.
The occasional minor blemish, boards a little bit marked, an excellent copy.
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