The text based on early collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes indexes and illustrations from contemporary sources.Oxford : The Clarendon Press, 1923 Stock Code: 80199
First Clarendon press edition. One of a limited edition of 1,000 sets on large paper with the letters in 2 volumes.
7 volumes, octavo. Attractively bound in recent burgundy morocco, centre tool to spines with crimson morocco labels, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.
With colour frontispieces and further black and white illustrations throughout.
An excellent set handsomely bound.
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