The Seasons. James Thomson.

The Seasons. Introduction by John Beresford.

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1927. 4to. Limited edition. #153 of 1500 copies. Original marbled cloth (handmade in Leipzig). Leather label at head of spine. All edges untrimmed. Printed by the Kynoch Press on Dutch mould-made paper. Five illustrations printed from copperplates engraved by C. Sigrist after designs by Jacquier (Mrs Ivy Skinner), which were then water-coloured through stencils at the Curwen Press and tipped in. Corner tips rubbed. Spine slightly faded and leather label a bit rubbed. Slight foxing to endpapers. Near fine. Item #4129

Thomson devoted more than twenty years to the composition, alteration and expansion of the poem. A forerunner of the Romantic Revival.

Price: £20.00

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