London: John C. Nimmo, 1886. Hardcover. Prefatory memoir by George Saintsbury. Illustrations by V.A. Poirson. Small 4to. Fall polished green calf with gilt rules, compartments, gilt spine lettering and decorations, inner dentelles. xvi, 291pp, 23pp ads. All edges gilt. Numerous small color illustrations, marbled endpapers. Very good. Spine slightly sunned to a golden color; hinges a tad delicate but holding. Item #40309
First of this illustrated edition. Superb copy of this scarce, lovingly illustrated edition -- custom bound, with the original brown decorated cloth spine and cloth front and rear panels bound in at rear.