Monday, August 8, 2011

Edward Burne-Jones - King Poppy illustration

Lytton, Earl of (Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton), and Edward Burne-Jones (illus.), KING POPPY (London: Longmans Green & Co., 1892). First edition, 18 x 12cm (8vo), in publisher's cream parchment w/gilt title & design to fr. cover & gilt title to spine, t.e.g. (others untrimmed), 306 [xii] pp., w/2 illus. by Burne-Jones (in this copy the frontis faces p.1). Printed by Ballantyne Hanson & Co., Edinburgh & London. Binding Very Good (spine darkened & sl. rubbed, & ep.s a bit browned); contents Near-Fine. Fredeman 92.4, Colbeck 13. (Inv. #903) C$100

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