Elia and The Last Essays of Elia. by GREGYNOG PRESS.…

Elia and The Last Essays of Elia. by GREGYNOG PRESS. LAMB, Charles.

~ Elia and The Last Essays of Elia.

Newton The Gregynog Press 1929-1930

Two volumes. 2 wood engraved frontispieces and 27 wood engraved headpieces adapted from contemporary prints by H.W. Bray. No. 56 of 285 copies. Printed in Baskerville type on Japanese vellum. 8vo., bound in full grey buckram with gilt lettering on spine. Extremely good copy.

A collection of essays by Lamb who is the Elia of the title. They were personal and conversational and were a huge hit in the 1820s when they appeared in The London Magazine.
Booklabel of Clarence B. Hanson,Jr.

Harrop, The Gregynog Press, 17
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