London: Robt. Riviére & Son, Ltd., 1920. Item #03298
Robert Browning's Poems Handsomely Bound by Rivière & Son
[RIVIÈRE & SON, Binder], BROWNING, Robert. Poems. London: Robt. Riviére & Son, Ltd., [n.d., ca. 1920].
Small octavo ( 5 13/16 x 3 13/16 inches; 147 x 96 mm.). xii, 277, [1 blank] pp. Photogravure frontispiece portrait. With a foreword by Alice Meynell.
Bound by Rivière & Son ca. 1920 in elaborate paneled full brown speckled calf. Covers with double gilt rules surrounding a wide panel of orange calf decoratively bordered in gilt, spine with five raised bands elaborately tooled in compartments, red morocco gilt lettering label, gilt board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt.
A fine example housed in the original brown cloth slip-case.