A UK limited edition. With 6 coloured lithograph plates by John Piper - 3 double page. Set in 14 pt. Bembo type and printed on Hodgkinson's hand-made paper. Full green buckram with gilt garden device on upper board and gilt Dropmore Press device on lower board. In its original dustjacket. Number724 of a LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies.
WRAPPER: The wrapper on this copy is bright, complete and unclipped. The spine is toned and the top edges show light wear. Looks sharp.
BOOK: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are unmarked. No foxing. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Dropmore Press, 1949
Condition: Fine. Wrapper: Near Fine