Italian Entertainments by Ser Giovanni [3 volumes] [Series: Italian Entertainments]
Translated for Private Circulation Among Members of the Punch Society, 1902. First Thus. Leather Binding. Used - Very Good. Item #615846
Copy J of 26 lettered copies of the deluxe edition with a duplicate set of hand-colored plates. The 3 volumes of this work are complete, though it was was issued with a work by another writer in a set of 7. Beautifully bound in period 3/4 crimson morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands and very fine gilt floral tooling within gilt-compartments, covers bordered with gilt fillets, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers (minor rubbing, lower third of front joint of Volume II starting). Notes: 'St. Mark's edition with text printed on Japanese paper and duplicate set of illustrations, water colors and Japanese proofs, with water-color frontispieces on Satin is limited to twenty-six numbered copies. This is copy ...'.