The Palace of Pleasure With an Introduction by Hamish Miles
(CRESSET PRESS) Painter, William
Price: 16,500.00 USD
London: The Cresset Press, 1929. Copy number one of only 30 numbered copies on hand-made paper. Pochoir frontispiece in each volume, numerous headpieces all by Douglas Percy Bliss. Illustrations by Douglas Percy Bliss. With 105 original signed drawings (including 8 full-page hand colored drawings for frontispieces). 4 vols. 4to (11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.; 292 x 190 mm). 105 Drawings. Together with all 105 original signed drawings, those for the frontispieces hand-colored, together with a separate proof for each of the frontispieces, hand-colored and signed by the artist, the majority of the headpieces mounted in groups of three. Ransom, Selective Checklists, pp. 7-8 Copy number one of only 30 numbered copies on hand-made paper. Bound in original vellum. Later slipcases, mounted drawings housed in folding box to match.