Title: The Works of William Wycherley(complete in 4...
Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, London
Publication Date: 1924
Book Condition: Very Good
Vol. I,xiv, 269, vol. II, 323, vol. III, 299, vol. IV, 281 printed pages. The 1924 limited edition. This is numbered 409 out of 900 sets issued. All edges uncut. Some unopened pages. Endpapers a little foxed. 20 x 26.5 cm. In original cloth strengthened card slip case (with the label for William Wycherley's works, rather age-toned); Box faded, split along some edges and exhibiting some considerable abrasion & wear. Four matching volumes are in original quarter dark tan buckram. Spines with brown labels and dark blue lettering. Boards are covered in light brown paper. Some very slight age-related spots of mild discolouration. Otherwise in very good condition. Nonesuch Press was a private press founded in 1922 in London by Francis Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel, and their mutual friend David Garnett, co-owner of Birrell & Garnett's bookshop in Soho's Gerrard Street, in the basement of which the press began. Nonesuch Press's first book, a volume of John Donne's Love Poems was issued in May 1923. Among the press's best-known editions were the collected works of William Congreve and William Wycherley. A heavy set of books, overseas shipping will exceed the shipping default rate - please email the bookseller and ask for an overseas shipping price. Bookseller Inventory # 4376