Green Arras.

Housman (Laurence)

Green Arras.

Description: FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispiece and title-page, both with generous 'vine' border, each poem with decorated initial letter and 5 full-page illustrations by Housman, publisher's list at end of text with engraved title, endpapers lightly toned, a few spots at fore-edge, pp. [ii], viii, 92, 16 (publisher's list dated 1896), crown 8vo, original mid green cloth, backstrip and front cover gilt lettered with an overall repeated gilt blocked design, also by Housman, front hinge slightly rubbed, very good

Publication Details: Bodley Head, 1896

Notes: Housman was at that time designing bindings for John Lane at The Bodley Head and so ensured that the design he gave to his own book was particularly striking.

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Price: £130

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1896

Stock Number: 68173

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