[Unidentified (binding design)]; Harland, Henry
Title THE CARDINAL'S SNUFF-BOX
Binding Full morocco
Book Condition Very good +
Publisher London John Lane: The Bodley Head 1900
Seller ID 1660
8vo (5 ” x 7 ”). pp. 319. Unsigned Arts & Crafts binding in brown morocco with 5 raised bands on the spine that terminate in clusters of leaves and three gold berries on the front and rear boards. Titles in gold on the spine; grey eps; A witty romance set in turn-of-the-century Italy, that tells the story of Peter Marchdale, an English novelist who takes a small villa in the Lombard countryside to write, but discovers that his landlady is a woman he has been secretly in love with for years. A very good + copy.