The Lives of Gallant Ladies, with woodcuts by Robert Gibbings
Waltham St Lawrence: Golden Cockerell Press, 1924. By Pierre de Bourdeille, Seigneur and Abbot of Brantome.translated by H.M. Privately printed for subscribers only. One of 625 sets. Original black quarter cloth with paper title labels to spines; marbled green paper-covered boards. In a burgundy slipcase. This copy has NO limitation slip. 261; 251. pages. 260 by 195mm (10¼ by 7¾ inches).
Condition: A reasonably copy. The burgundy slipcase is rubbed and split to the top edge. Bindings of both volumes are clean, but a little rubbed to the head and tail of the spines. The binding to volume one is rather cracked to the front hinge, and the contents a little shaken. Slight darkening to pages. Overall, a reasonable copy of a scarce item.