The Sun King.London: The Arcadia Press, 1969 Stock Code: 144643
Signed limited issue, number 83 of 265 copies signed by Mitford on the limitation leaf and specially bound by Zaehnsdorf. Nancy Mitford (19041973) won great acclaim with this lavishly illustrated biography of the French King Louis XIV.
Quarto. Publisher's red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, titles to spine in gilt, raised bands, decorative sun motif in gilt to front board with green and black morocco onlays, oak and acorn motifs in gilt to turn-ins, red peacock marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in the original plush-lined linen solander box (spine sunned).
Numerous monochrome and colour-printed plates.
The binding sharp and vibrant, internally crisp and without marks; a fine, attractive copy.
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