OLD ENGLISH DRINKING GLASSES, ABUNDANTLY ILLUSTRATED
FRANCIS, Grant R. Old English Drinking Glasses. Their Chronology and Sequence. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1926. Large, thick quarto, original green cloth gilt, top edge gilt, uncut. $350.
First trade edition, illustrated with 72 photographic plates depicting 385 drinking glasses.
The standard work on the subject, focusing on the 18th century. Published the same year as a deluxe limited edition of 100 copies.
Plates and text fine, only most minor wear to original cloth. A near-fine copy.