Rogues in Porcelain: A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems

By: Austen, John

Price: $700.00

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Magnificent inlaid binding by Riviere and Son, with their stamp on the front turn-in. Full green crushed morocco with a leather inlay in seven different colors of leather. Spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling and borders in the remainder, gilt ruled borders with gilt devices at each corner on covers, color illustrated endpapers which are matched in the doublures, gilt borders and devices on each turn-in, a.e.g. Illustrated with bright color plates, as well as numerous head and tail-pieces in full color by John Austen, after the style of Aubrey Beardsley. This volume is designed to "give pleasure to all those who love the courtesies, the formalities, and the gracious fancies of the Augustan age of English Poetry." A stunningly beautiful binding. . Expertly refurbished, spine moderately sunned, else unmarked, tight, square, clean, and crisp. An extremely beautiful book. NEAR FINE. . Color drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 258 pp

Title: Rogues in Porcelain: A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems

Author Name: Austen, John

Illustrator: Illustrated by John Austen

Categories: Illustrated Books, Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Poetry, Fine Bindings,

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: 1924

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 19773

Keywords: Fine Bindings; Leather bindings; Poetry; Illustrated Books; Inlaid Binding; Riviere and Son;