LEADENHALL PRESS & BINDING. AINGER, Arthur Campbell. MARSHALL, Herbert. ~ Eton Songs.
Music by Joseph Barnby. 35 illustrations of Eton by Herbert Marshall. 4to., in a spectacular bindng, unsigned, of full green crushed morocco, decorated elaborately in gilt all over with a large panel on each side covered alternately in a rose and knotted flower tool surrounded with 4 line gilt borders and a scroll with fleur de lys in each corner, round the panels are 6 gilt rule borders and a roll with flowers in each corner. The spine is also elaborately gilt with the knotted flower tool, dot and tuled borders, garlands &c, turn-ins elaborately gilt with line, garland and dot and scroll borders, marbled endpapers. Bit rubbed otherwise very good.
A presentation copy inscribed by Edward Austen-Leigh the great-great nephew of Jane Austen and grandson of her biographer James Edward Austen-Leigh to his friend Wyndham Neave Slade,a barrister and fellow old Etonian, on his marriage day November 16th 1898.