Laus Veneris. Algernon Charles Swinburne.
Laus Veneris.
Laus Veneris.
Laus Veneris.
Laus Veneris.
(Golden Cockerel Press)

Laus Veneris.

Buckland Wright, John (illus.)

(London): Golden Cockerel Press, 1948. Tall octavo. 28pp. From an edition of 750, this is one of 100 copies specially bound and with an extra engraving. The twelve engravings by John Buckland Wright, with their supple lines and rich settings, perfectly complement Swinburne’s long erotic poem. In full sienna morocco with a black onlay to the upper cover that stamped in gilt with an image designed by Buckland Wright. Faint scratch to upper cover, a bit of offsetting from leather along outer edges of endleaves, else a fine copy. T.e.g. Prospectus laid in. Item #27521

(Cockalorum 178).

Price: $2,000.00

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