Chicago: Way & Williams, 1897. First printing. Hardcover. A fine copy from the printer, in vellum wrappers and mylar, in a quarter morocco slipcase. This is the office copy of the De Vinne Press, with a their label laid down inside the front wrapper, with the admonition "Not to be carried to Workrooms or elsewhere". With "Office Copy" stamped at the limitations page, title page and Preface.
One of 50 copies printed on Japan paper, with the title page, initials and head and tail pieces illustrated by Selwyn Image. Image (1849 - 1930) was an English illustrator and designer, who was a co-founder of the Century Guild of Artists and Professor of Fine Arts at Oxford.
8vo, 152 pp. Red vellum stiff paper wrappers with gilt title at spine. The office copy, one of 50 copies printed on Japan paper. The morocco slipcase with spine darkened by heat. Kraus 41. OCLC: 869655163. Fine. Item #21911