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Garrett, Edmund H.
Victorian Songs, Lyrics of the Affections and Nature
Little, Brown and Company, 1895. First edition. This is copy number seventeen of only twenty-five copies printed on Japanese vellum and with TWO ORIGINAL WATERCOLORS by Garrett. Small 4to full decorated vellum stamped in gilt. Top edges gilt: others uncut. Illustrated with 20 fine full-page drawings and numerous in-text decorations in sepia and b/w. The limitation statement is in Garrett's hand on a free endpaper, with the half-title, surrounded by a delicate watercolor, opposite. The second watercolor is full-page on the following leaf and is captioned "St. Paul's from Southwark Bridge" in Garrett's hand and with his penciled monogram. A very fine copy in the original DUST WRAPPER which is lettered in gilt on the spine. Dust wrapper with a large triangular chip missing at the upper spine. A lavish and beautiful production, wonderfully preserved. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA [Thousand Oaks, CA, U.S.A.]
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