Title Romola. A New Edition. (Bound by Giannini).
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Smith, Elder, & Co. 1888
Seller ID 582
535pp. Full contemporary florentine style vellum elaborately decorated in gold with floral motifs on the covers and the spine, and a large gold fleur-de-lis on the front panel, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, decorated endpapers. Binding signed by Giannini of Florence on the verso of the front free endpaper and with the original Victorian binder's card laid in. Extra illustrated with twenty albumen photos of Florence. Sporadic foxing else a fine copy in a delightful binding. ; 12mo