CHARLES AND MARY LAMB’S WORKS, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH OVER 300 PLATES
LAMB, Charles and Mary. The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. London: Methuen, 1903-05. Seven volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter green morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, top edges gilt, uncut. $2750.
First edition of this collection, extra-illustrated with over 300 plates.
Includes the Elia Essays of Charles, Tales from Shakespear and two volumes of letters. Editor E.V. Lucas was himself a noted essayist. With an autograph note signed by Lucas tipped into Volume I.
A handsome set in fine condition.