[Nelson, Harold]; Thoms, William J.
Title EARLY ENGLISH PROSE ROMANCES ROBERT THE DEVYLL. A ROMANCE.
Binding Half cloth over paper
Book Condition Very good -
Edition First Edition
Publisher Edinburgh Otto Schulze & Co. 1904
Illustrator Nelson, Harold
Seller ID 98
Large 4to (9½" x 12"). pp. [i - vii]; 1- 57. Limited edition of 500 copies on handmade paper. Olive green cloth over light grey card stock with titles stamped in gold on front board and spine. Full page wood cut title page in black and red, head pieces, tail pieces, floriated initial letters, historiated initial letters and full page illustrations with elaborate ornamental borders by Harold Nelson. A striking example medieval illustration in the Arts & Crafts style showing the influences of both Albrecht Durer and William Morris. Deckled edge paper. A very nice copy with bright, clean pages, light foxing to the endpapers, sunning to the edges of the boards, light rubbing to the spine and corners and a slight warp to the outer edge.
Harold Nelson, Illustrated, Arts & Crafts, William Morris, Limited, Fine Press, Small Press, Woodcut, Pre-Raphaelite, Albrecht Durer, medieval,