ESSAYS IN PETTO. Montague Summers.


(Fortune Press).
  • London: The Fortune Press, n.d. (but 1928).
  • 8vo.
  • quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, fore edges uncut.
  • Frontispiece; x, 183 pages.

Price: $135.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 51183

First edition, this copy being one of 70 copies printed on handmade paper and "finely bound." (Smith no.526.) This copy however is out of series and not signed by the author as aclled for in the bibliography. Essays on various literary topics, including Ann Radcliffe, Jane Austen, Byron, Samuel Pepys, and the Marquis de Sade. Frontispiece is a portrait of Summers. Covers rubbed. discolored. Corners and head and tail of spine bumped. Some foxing of pastedowns and free endpapers.