NONESUCH PRESS. MILLER PARKER, Agnes. BELLOC, Hilaire. ~ The Verse of Hilaire Belloc.
No. 1405 of 1650 copies. Bear wood engraving on title by Agnes Miller Parker. Devised by Francis Meynell. Set in Krimpen’s Romulus type and printed by Enschedé and Sons on specially made Pannekoek cream laid paper. Pp. xxvi, 297. 8vo., original full beige cloth, heavy gilt rule down front and rear boards near spine, oval gilt spine titles, edges uncut, in original maroon Ingres paper dust jacket with corresponding oval cut from spine. A very bright copy with extremely mild offsetting to endpapers and slight toning to oval of spine title, minor fading to spine and edge wear along top edge of jacket.
Edited by W.N. Roughead, this thorough collected edition gathers together all the verses that Belloc had previously published, including those privately printed.