The Lyrical Poems of Francois Villon. In the original French, and in the English versions by Algernon Swinburne, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Ernest Henley, John Payne, and Leonie Adams; selected by Leonie Adams. With an introduction by Robert Louis Stevenson.

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1979. 152p, illustrations. 29cm. Designed by Stephen Howard. With calligraphic cartouche drawn by Stephen Howard. Set in Galliard, designed by Matthew Cart, and used here for the first time. Printed by Meriden Gravure on Curtis Rag paper. Bound by Tapley-Rutter full forest green linen imported from the Netherlands specifically this edition, with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. In an edition of 2000 copies this is copy 446/2000 signed by Stephen Harvard. Slipcase of green patterned paper and green cloth, the pattern matching that of the books endpapers. Newsletter laid in. Bookplate on front cover paste down. Slipcase slightly faded. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase. LEC 513.

Price: $175.00

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