Sale 2269 Lot 75
DEDICATION COPY (ERAGNY PRESS.) Jonson, Ben. Songs by Ben Jonson: A Selection from the Plays, Masques, and Poems, with the Earliest Known Settings of Certain Numbers. Printed in red and black on vellum. Colored frontispiece, border and initials by Lucien Pissarro, engraved by Esther Pissarro. Small 8vo, gilt-lettered red calf with gilt leaf design on turn-ins, by Blackwell, joints starting, upper tips bumped. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. London, 1906
one of only ten copies on vellum and this, the dedication copy, inscribed by the pissarros to j. m. andreini, with Andreini's bookplate tipped to verso of the front free endpaper.