[BOUND FOR BUMPUS LTD]. VALE PRESS. SHELLEY. ~ Lyrical Poems of Shelley.
London Printed at the Ballantyne Press under the supervision of Charles Ricketts and sold by Hacon & Ricketts 1898
One of 210 copies. Printed in red and black. 16mo., bound for Bumpus & Co, Oxford Street (probably by Riviere) in full blue morocco with double gilt fillets on each cover and heart tools in each corner on both sides, spine with two raised bands with gilt tooling and lettered in gilt on the spine, turn-ins with with gilt rules and heart tools, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Joints with a little rubbing, a couple of mild scratches by generally very handsome.
Bumpus Ltd of Oxford Street was a department store which sold bindings with its own signature on the turn-in but which were actually bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe or Riviere.
Watry, The Vale Press, B19
Stock ref: 11131
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