The Music of the Poets. A Musicians' Birthday Book. Eleonore D'ESTERRE-KEELING.

The Music of the Poets. A Musicians' Birthday Book.

London and Felling-On-Tyne: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd., 1908. [Gift book] FINELY BOUND IN DUST-JACKET. Quarto (25 x 18cm), pp.xii; 357; [1]. The third edition, completely revised. Illustrated with twenty-six plates. Printed with excerpts of verse and song facing a page printed with dates and space for the owner's jottings. Full red morocco padded binding, gilt to spine and upper board, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Photographic dust-jacket featuring Dame Nellie Melba. Housed in the original card box with marbled paper matching the endpapers. Gift inscription from 1928 to reverse of flyleaf, no writing within, with the book appearing unused, some light spotting to preliminaries. Later price label to spine. Dust-jacket very lightly handled. Box rubbed and worn to all sides. A remarkable survival in its complete original presentation. Fine. Item #51910

Price: £450.00

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