A Romance. A New Translation, With Eleven Illustrations Designed by Tenniel, and Engraved by Bastin.London, Edward Lumley, 1854 Stock Code: 140742
NotesFirst Lumley edition, second overall, of the Tenniel-illustrated Undine. It was first published in German in 1811, and first published with the Tenniel illustrations, in London by James Bruns, in 1845.
Duodecimo (160 x 100 mm). Finely bound by Riviere & Son in light brown calf, titles in gilt to brown morocco spine label, spine and turn-ins richly gilt, triple gilt fillets to boards, original red cloth with ivy motifs in gilt bound in at end, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.
11 engraved illustrations after John Tenniel, including the frontispiece and illustrated title, decorative opening initials, and 24 pp. of publisher's advertisements dated 1853 at end.
The binding unfaded and firm, internally crisp; a fine copy.
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