The Limited editions club. New York. 1947.
LIMITED EDITION. One of 1500 copies, signed by the Illustrator. Large 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 inches). Illustrated with 16 full page colour plates and several other line drawings throughout the text. A bright and clean copy in a beautiful fine leather binding by Bayntun of Bath, for Samuel E. Zeitlin of Chicago. Full mid blue morocco, spine with five raised bands each with gilt piping. The compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single ruled gilt borders on boards. Two gilt ruled lines, with decorative corner pieces, to the inner boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Aside from just a hint of fading to the spine, this is a lovely, highly decorative binding on this classic book.