London: Privately printed at the Curwen Press, 1952; 1953; 1956. First editions. Hardcover. Complete in 4 volumes. xx, 399; xxi, 427; xiii, 299; xiv, 301-675 pp., all volumes profusely illustrated; large quartos, original gray cloth with leather spine labels. First 2 volumes with moderate soiling and scuffing to covers, a few pencil notes to margins, else very good to fine. Publisher's prospectus laid in. Very good. Item #20850
Essential reference to English color plate books with some nearly 2000 books described in great detail and illustrated with many reproductions from title pages, plates, etc. First volumes limited to 500 copies, this #217; second vol. #78/400, last volumes #6/400.