Author:[Abbey, Edwin Austin (cover design and illustrations)]; Herrick, Robert

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SELECTIONS FROM THE POETRY OF ROBERT HERRICK (SELECTIONS FROM THE HESPERIDES & NOBLE NUMBERS OF ROBERT HERRICK) WITH DRAWINGS BY EDWIN A. ABBEY

By: [Abbey, Edwin Austin (cover design and illustrations)]; Herrick, Robert

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1882

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1281

Condition: Very good +


Large 4to (9½" x 12"). pp. 188. IN ORIGINAL GIFT BOX. Unsigned binding design by Edwin Austin Abbey in gold, chartreuse, red and black of a radiating sun and floating flowers extending around the spine to the rear board on beige cloth. a.e.g. Includes pictorial title page, 42 full page wood engraved illustrations as well as wood engraved head and tail vignette illustrations after Abbey. The gift box has the tiles surrounded by a rococo style border. A portion of the original paper wrapper is present. This was Abbey's first book, and its popularity pushed Abbey's work to the forefron... View more info