King Rene's Honeymoon Cabinet by John P Seddon published by Batsford London 1898. A 1st edition. Signed by the author. In stiff cloth-covered boards size 27 by 18 cm. 16 pages plus a nine-page preface and with 10 illustrations by Rossetti, Burne-Jones and F M Brown. Details of the illustrators, writer and title stamped in black to the front board. Originally the property of Walter Crane. The front endpaper contains a splendid example of his bookplate with its lines from the Rubiayat and an image of a crane peering into the jug of wine surrounded by decorative borders and lettering. The book lacks one illustration: Book Good condition with some foxing to the endpapers and faded colour to the boards, bookplate VG.
Binding Stiff boards
Illustrator Rosetti & Burne Jones