LOVE SONGS. Georgian Love Songs. Edited by John Hadfield. , xx, 148 pp. With 6 full-page collotype illustrations after Rex Whistler. 8vo., bound in recent luxurious three-quarter blue morocco over blue cloth boards. Preston: The Cupid Press, 1949.
Limited to 660 copies printed on hand-made paper. Included are pieces by Lord Chesterfield, John Gay, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Parnell, R.B. Sheridan, and James Thomson. There is a long section at the back which cites the sources for each of the selected love poems, most of them being the first editions. The six collotype plates after drawings by Rex Whistler were printed at the Ganymed Press. Fine copy in a very fine binding.
Item nr. 52879