MACROCOSMOS, A POEM. James Laver.

MACROCOSMOS, A POEM.

(Smith, Percy).
  • London: William Heinemann, 1929.
  • small 4to.
  • pictorial paper-covered boards
  • 31+(1) pages

Price: $15.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 72584

Limited to 775 copies, numbered and signed by the author, of which 750 were for sale. Printed by W.A. Lewis at the Cambridge University Press. With a pictorial design on the front cover from a woodcut by Percy Smith. James Laver (1899-1975), in a widely varied career, won the Newdigate prize for verse at Oxford in 1921, wrote Nostradamus or The Future Foretold (1942), Taste & Fashion, A History of English Costume (1937), books on 19th century French art, and was Keeper of the Victoria and Albert museum for almost forty years. Half-title and final page discolored from offset. Spine covering has tear.