G Napier & Co, Birmingham, and Tylston & Edwards Marsden, London. Printed at the press of the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft. 1895.
Printed by the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft on Hand Made paper. Large 8vo. (8.8 x 7.2 inches). iv,154pp,i (Colophon). Decorative wood-cut Initial letters and borders on the text pages. Neat two line inscription on the title page. Early leather binding of half dark blue morocco. Spine, which has been re-laid, ruled lettered and decorated in gilt. Double gilt ruled lines on the morocco edges bordering blue cloth panels on the boards. Marbled endpapers with a strip of plain paper to both inner hinges where the book has been professionally re-cased. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing to the edges of the binding. A beautifully produced edition in the arts and crafts style of the period, in a skilfully repaired but very good quality and still attractive early leather binding.