1911. Item #71629
LAMB, Charles. THE ESSAYS OF ELIA (THE LAST ESSAYS OF ELIA). With an Introduction by Augustine Birrell and Illustrations by Charles E. Brock. London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911 (1910). Later printing. Title-pages printed in brown and blue. Engraved frontispieces; line illustrations throughout text. Two octavo volumes uniformly bound by Riviere & Sons. Bound in half dark blue morocco with blue cloth sides, gilt title and decoration to spines, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Internally fine, but the leather elements of the bindings are rubbed at joints, corners, and raised bands on spines. Very good overall.