1901 · Boston
by Horace.(Quintus Horatius Flaccus). Smith, Clement Lawrence (editor). Archbishop Ireland (introduction). Pyle, Howard (illustrator). Bickell, H. W. H., Pyle, Howard, et al (frontispieces)
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1901. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 7 parts in 9 volumes - original edition 1901, half faux-vellum over brown covers, sides untrimmed. This copy with duplicate frontispieces portraits of Horace from etchings by W. H. W. Bickell (3), James Fagan, Edmund H. Garrett, Howard Pyle, with the extras signed by them. Pages watermarked Bibliophile Society on the vertical. Limitation for this set is in Vol II Part 1, this Roman Numeral X, a complimentary copy printed for the editor Clarence Lawrence Smith with the limitation signed W. F. Hobson. Title page illustrated in woodcut by Howard Pyle (H.Pyle cut into lower right). A handsome production. Spines tanned a bit. A slight abrasion to the spine of Volume 1, a short tear to the top of Volume 3. Unused volumes, leaves uncut, internals quite bright, some light foxing confined to prelims and rears.
(Inventory #: 012284)