The Fourth and Best Edition in a Beautiful Binding
Book of Sun-Dials.
Originally Complied by the Late Mrs. Alfred Gatty. Now Enlarged and Edited by H.K.F. Eden and Eleanor Lloyd. London: George Bell and Sons , 1900.
Fourth and best edition. Printed by the Chiswick Press. Folio (10 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches; 274 x 189 mm). xvii, [1, blank], [errata slip], -529, [1, colophon], [2, blank] pp. Frontispiece portrait and an additional eight photographic and engraved plates. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text. Plates with tissue guards.
Beautifully bound by Worrall Birmingham in full green morocco. Boards double-ruled in gilt, single-ruled in blind with corner ornaments. Spine elaborately stamped and lettered in gilt. Gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Some toning to tissue guards. About fine.
This fourth and best edition contains over 350 additional pages more than the previous three editions.
HBS # 65831 $1,250