Title THE DOOM OF KING ACRISIUS ILLUSTRATED WITH PICTURES BY SIR EDWARD BURNE-JONES
Book Condition Very good +
Edition First Thus
Publisher New York R.H. Russell 1902
Illustrator Sir Edward Burne-Jones
Seller ID 90
8vo(8¾" x 7").pp. [i - viii]; ix - xvi; [xvii - xx]; 1 - 82. Unsigned publisher's binding in cream cloth with gilt stamped central panel containing titles surrounded by 4 gilt stamped ruled lines ending in a veined leaf at each corner with a further two gilt stamped ruled lines making an outer panel. Spine gilt stamped with titles and ruled lines at head and foot. Rear board gilt stamped with publisher's mark at lower right. Includes 12 illustrations after paintings by Burne-Jones and Pre-Raphaelite style title page printed in red and black with woodcut floriated initials at the beginning of each section of the poem. t.e.g.,deckle edges and end papers of Japanese vellum. A lovely copy with light toning to the page edges and a lightly sunned spine.
Pre-Raphaelite, Morris, Burne-Jones, Russell, woodcuts, publisher's binding,