[RICKETTS, CHARLES and LEIGHTON, SON AND HODGE (binding design)]; Warren, John Byrne Leicester, 3rd Baron de Tabley (Lord De Tabley)
Title POEMS DRAMATIC AND LYRICAL: BY LORD DE TABLEY SECOND SERIES
Book Condition Very good
Publisher London John Lane (Bodley Head) 1895
Seller ID 1824
C8vo (5¼” x 7¾”). pp. 160 + 16 pp. publisher's catalogue. Limited to 550 copies. Signed binding by Charles Ricketts, and also signed by his binder, Leighton, Son and Hodge, on olive green smooth cloth with floating hearts ending in dots at their bottom point, with a large decorated heart in the upper right corner containing an angel with a lyre. The design is surrounded with a double rule border on three of the four sides and a double rule border on the joint side. The book is uniform with Ricketts design for the first series of de Tabley's dramatic and lyrical poems issued in 1893.The second of the two volumes in the second series that were published separately in 1895. The first volume was released in an edition of 600 copies. Colebeck I:197 de Tabley 14.A very good + copy with slight rubbing to the extremities and to the gold on the spine.