By Christina Rossetti, illustrated by Florence Harrison
First printing of the first Harrison-illustrated edition, with magnificent color plates in an updated Pre-Raphaelite style.
Very good plus.
London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1910. Quarto. 10.25'' x 8''. Original white pictorial cloth elaborately stamped in gilt with Art Nouveau design. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut, brown pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Harrison with 36 mounted color plates on heavy stock, 34 full-page black and white images, and many black and white in-text illustrations. Introduction by Alice Meynell. xxiv, 369,  pages. Gift inscription dated 1910 on half title. Toning to endpapers, rear panel mottled with pale blue markings and some bubbling; front panel and spine unusually bright and clean.
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