Volumes in Folio.C. Elkin Mathews, London , 1889 Stock Code: 105819
NotesFirst edition, first impression, number 34 of 50 copies on large paper, numbered and signed by the author. There were 250 copies in a regular format, and three on japon paper. Volumes in Folio, a collection of poems celebrating books and book collecting, was the first trade publication by Richard Le Gallienne, preceded only by the privately issued My Lady's Sonnets (1887).
Square octavo (215 x 175 mm). Contemporary green full morocco by Proudfoot, titles gilt to spine direct, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.
Illustrated bookplate. Spine a little tanned, slightly marking and rubbing to covers, some faint spotting within, a sound and attractive copy in excellent condition.
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