8vo. Limited edition. #459 of 675 copies (220 for North America). Bound in full blue niger morocco by Best and Co. All edges untrimmed, top edge gilt ‘on the rough’. ‘John Donne’ gilt to spine. Printed in Monotype Plantin by William Brendon and Son Ltd on Pannekoek paper. Spine faded. A few scattered marks to the boards. Contents clean. Near fine.
Part of the Compendious Series of Nonesuch editions and frequently reprinted, this is one of the scarce copies printed on better paper and bound in full morocco. They were originally priced at £3 5s, compared with the ordinary unlimited edition at 8s 6d.
Author Donne, John
Publisher Bloomsbury & New York, The Nonesuch Press & Random House Inc