London: The Nonesuch Press, 1953. 8vo. Original grey cloth printed with blue arabesque patterns. All edges untrimmed. In glassine dust-wrapper as issued. Wood-engraving on title page by Joan Hassall after the so-called Ermine portrait at Hatfield attributed to William Segar. D/w has a few tiny chips and tears. Fine in near fine dust-wrapper. Item #4138
Published in the year of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Joan Hassall also designed the invitation card for the coronation. Unopened.
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