The Works [together with] The Life by John Forster.
In Nineteen Volumes.London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd, [1902-03] Stock Code: 134043
The Biographical Edition, edited by Arthur Waugh, father of Evelyn Waugh, with his introduction in each volume. Waugh had been appointed managing director of Chapman and Hall in 1902 and wasted no time in capitalizing on the firm's most famous asset.
20 volumes, octavo (202 x128 mm). Bound in crimson half calf, titles and floral centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt.
Illustrated throughout, reproducing the original illustrations by Cruikshank, Hablot Browne, Marcus Stone, et al.
Gift inscription to the binder's front blank in volume 1, mild partial toning to endpapers, some occasional light foxing and spotting to fore-edges, spines slightly rubbed. A very good set.
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