Democracy and the Arts
Edited and with a preface by Geoffrey Keynes. The Deluxe LIMITED EDITION of the First Edition, limited to 240 copies of which this is 'No. 209'. Quarter bound in niger leather with Cockerell marbled paper sides. Top edge gilt. Printed on part-rag paper. Former owner armorial bookplate to front pastedown, No wrapper as required. Octavo. pp. [3 blank sheets] (i) - viii with frontispiece inserted, 32, [3 blank sheets]. Gatherings [A]4 B4-E4 (16 sheets). The deluxe issue of this Brooke lecture, delivered in November 1910 to the University Fabian Society when the author was an undergraduate at Cambridge. Frontispiece picture of Brooke in photogravure by Emery Walker Ltd. Originally sold at 30 shillings. This special edition, in fours, was evidently printed first. In re-arranging the formes, the printer has omitted to change signature D to C in the ordinary edition.
A book in Very Good condition.