DescriptionWalter Crane. Of the Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New. London: George Bell and Sons, 1896. First edition. Profusely illustrated. Moderate wear to binding; joints starting to crack. Good.
First edition part of the Ex-Libris series edited by Gleeson White. Twelvemo. 335 pages. Profusely illustrated.
Original khaki cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine and front board. Top edge gilt. Edges untrimmed. Moderate wear and toning to boards and spine especially at the corners, edges, spine ends, and with joints just starting to crack. Contents toned and with scattered foxing. Former owner's ex-libris on the front pastedown. Text block solid and the book is in overall good condition.
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