Loan Collection of Portraits, Views, and Other Objects of Interest, connected with The History of Eton
Made on the occasion of the 450th Anniversary of the Foundation of the College.
Third Edition (Revised and Enlarged)
Printed in Eton College by R Ingalton Drake, 1891
Limited edition of 250 copies of which this is number 182
Condition: Vg. Small folio, 115pp. Pale blue paper covered boards over vellum with gilt stamped titles to the spine, rough-cut text block. Corners are bumped/lightly split, age soiling to the boards and vellum, titles still very bright. Foxing to the endpapers otherwise tightly bound and very clean pages printed on a thick, textured parchment paper.
*A collection of objects relating to Eton College upon the college's 450th Anniversary. This copy is inscribed by M R James to the ffep 'Mrs Lascelles from the Compiler' and is dated May 13th 1901.
The catalogue was prepared by F H Rawlins (One of MRJ's masters at Eton College), and was assisted by M R James (uncredited). *Provenace Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.