Catalogue of Books selected from the Library of An English Amateur.
[ Carnarvon, George Edward Stanhope, Earl of].

London: [Privately printed at the Leadenhall Press], 1893-7. One of 153 copies printed by the Leadenhall Press. Nineteen mounted black and white plates, two full-color plates of bindings, one of which is folding. Title-page in black and red. Printed on handmade paper. Covers partially browned, but a very fine, clean copy, in its original state. Cream-colored plain wrappers. Two volumes, small folio [50]; [57] pp. (Item ID: 152450)

$600.00

“In 1904 the Earl of Carnarvon (1866-1923) who formed a small but choice library of French books of the eighteenth century, sold to the Paris bookseller Edouard Rahir, from whom he had purchased many of the finest items” (De Ricci, p. 174).

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