(Hogarth Press).

  • (London): Hogarth Press, (1927).
  • 4to
  • rebacked in matching brown cloth, illustrated paper covered boards, top edge cut, others uncut
  • unpaginated
  • Order Nr. 107075
  • Price: $850.00  other currencies

Third English edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (Woolmer 155; Kirkpatrick A3c). Published November 1927; the British Museum copy is dated 17 November 1927 (Kirkpatrick). Illustrated by Vanessa Bell. Brief novel set in the luxuriant flora of Kew Gardens. Front board decorated azure blue, lime-green and milk-chocolate brown. Title page also milk-chocolate brown. Text, on recto of leaf only, is surrounded by black and white illustrations by Bell. Printed and engraved by Herbert Reiach, Limited. Spine rebacked. Boards soiled and stained, slightly worn at edges. Pencil notations on back pastedown. Slight tanning.