The Book of Beauty
Late Victorian Era
A Collection of Beautiful Portraits with Literary, Artistic, and Musical Contributions by Men and Women of the Day, Edited by F. Harcourt Williamson. New York and London: 1896. Folio. Elaborately gilt decorated green morocco, spine gilt, mottled red and tan calf inside front and back covers with gilt executed floral designs, marbled endpapers with offsetting, hinges cracked, scuffing and marks on front cover, significant staining to rear cover. LIMITED EDITION DE LUXE, Number 90 of 300 signed by New York publisher George Sproul. Profusely illustrated with photogravures of ladies of late Victorian society.