BY-WAYS IN BOOK-LAND. Wm. Davenport Adams.


Short essays on literary subjects. Pp. viii+224, decorative head & tailpieces and initials, floral patterned endpapers; f'cap. 8vo; green cloth over bevelled boards, lettered & decorated in gilt, a trifle scuffed, edges lightly rubbed, the spine cloth lightly faded and dimpled; uncut; text block faintly browned, hinges tender at a couple of points, early inked signature on verso of half-title page, a little light foxing and occasional soiling; Elliot Stock, London, 1888. First edition. The Book-Lover's Library series. *From the collection of Claude Prance, with his book label (from Malta) on upper pastedown, and his pencilled ownership inscription (dated 1937) on verso of upper free endpaper. Later from the library of David Levine, Sydney, with his label also on upper pastedown. Item #163243

Price: $90.00

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