Marius the Epicurean. His Sensations and Ideas.

  • Pater, Walter
  • London: Riccardi Press 1913


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NO. 119 OF 1000 COPIES, 2 VOLS., 8vo, pp. [ii], ix, [i], 146, [6]. Contemporary brown pigskin, spines and front boards lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Slightly rubbed at extremities. Bookseller’s ticket of Henry Sotheran to front flyleaf of vol. 1.


One of a small number of super-deluxe copies, bound in full leather. The standard issue binding in the Riccardi Press 'Octavo' series was quarter cloth, with an upgrade available to parchment/vellum; this version, described as 'pigskin', originally cost a further 6 shillings more than the parchment.

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