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ROUSSEAU, J. J.

The Confessions.

In An Anonymous English Version First Published In Two Parts In 1783 & 1790. Now Revised And Completed By A. S. B. Glover. Ornamented With Wood Engravings by Reynolds Stone.

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1938 Stock Code: 138826
£275.00
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Finely printed and engraved

First Nonesuch Press edition of Rousseau's autobiography, number 202 of 800 copies only, printed on handmade paper and handsomely bound. The "lively introduction" and "splendid wood-engravings" (Dreyfus) by Havelock Ellis and Reynolds Stone respectively make this an attractive edition.

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Description

2 volumes, octavo. Original light brown niger by Leighton Straker, dark brown morocco labels, brown endpapers, top edges gilt on the rough, others untrimmed. With the original brown card slipcase.

Illustrations

Title printed in red and black, wood engravings by Stone.

Condition

Spines lightly darkened else excellent copies, slipcase worn.

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