London and New York: The Nonesuch Press / The Dial Press, 1924-1927. Five volumes, 4to. Engraved titles and endpieces by Stephen Gooden in each volume. Original parchment boards, gilt-lettered and -ruled. Volume 5 spine separated along rear joint, front joint partly split, some other light wear at extremities, internally clean and bright throughout. Item #404852
FIRST NONESUCH EDITION, number 146 of 1250 copies (vol. 1), the remainder one of 1000 copies, all on on japon vellum (vols. 2-5). Dreyfus 21 and 20. The Nonesuch Century 21 and 20. Ransom, Selective Check Lists, pp. 163-164, nos. 20 and 21. Rumball-Petre 125 ("a beautiful work of a famous press"). Tomkinson, p. 136, nos. 19 and 19a.