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With a frontispiece portrait of Edward Unwin, Master of the Company, when this book was written.
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Edition limited to 350,of which this is No. 178. Two vignettes engraved by Eric Gill in 1926, and are numbered 104 and 105 in Engravings by Eric Gill (Bristol, 1929). The blocks were not used in the edition of Disraeli for which they were designed. The blocks later came into the possession of the publisher of this book; thinking them apt decorations for the story, he assumed responsibility for their insertion. Minimal wear.