DELUXE ISSUE, 3 vols. (all published), folio, pp. [vi], 324; [vi], 392; [vi], 360 + 66 chromolithograph plates. Original half vellum, white buckram boards, spines lettered in gilt. Occasional foxing and toning. Bindings a bit soiled. Ink inscription to front pastedown of vol. 1: ‘1943 Sold by Blackwells of Oxford’; two gift inscriptions to initial blank in each vol.: ‘F.J.P.L. from Charlie & Nellie, June 1st 1904 [Xmas 1904; Xmas 1905]’ and ‘Rosemary to W.R.W. Christmas 1943’.
A short-lived and luxuriously-produced periodical - published from April 1903 to December 1905 - here as first issued in book-form and one of a limited number of copies specially bound in half vellum instead of blue cloth.
Nissen BBI 2251.