[Elkin Mathews- Association Copy] Volumes in Folio
by Le Gallienne, Richard
London: C. Elkin Mathews, 1889. First printing. Original blue paper covered boards, cream colored spine with lettering in black. Association Copy: Inscribed by the famous San Francisco publisher to Dewitt Miller, acclaimed educator, journalist and book collector: (on front free fly) "To Mr. Dewitt Miller from Wm. Doxey San Francisco, July 8, 1899." As well, Miller has signed the book in four lines on the rear pastedown. An excellent copy of this scarce first trade title for Elkin Mathews, and the first to bear the "Bodley Head," imprint. Near fine with corner wear and usual 'point' browning due to acidic nature of paper.
(Inventory #: 3204)
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