First edition. Large paper edition, signed. Quarter vellum with burgundy cloth. Gilt titles to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A better than very good copy, the binding firm and square with mild wear to the board corners and a little bumping at the extremities. Spine a little darkened. The contents, with different previous owner's bookplates to the front and rear pastedowns, are otherwise clean throughout.
Numbered 34 of 585 copies, signed by Palgrave in black ink to the limitation page. A collection of hymns by poets such as Edmund Spencer, John Donne, and Alfred Lord Tennyson, edited, introduced and annotated by Francis Turner Palgrave, a poet and critic who worked as Professor of Poetry at Oxford. Provenance: from the library of Martin Stone.
Stock code: 16414