Boston: Privately printed by Nathan Haskell Dole, 1903. Boards. 8vo. Publisher's boards. French hand-pressed paper. Deckle edge. Frontispiece and art nouveau illustrated borders on each page. 214 pp.
Hinges overopened and beginning to split. Paper covering spine is torn on one side. General edge wear. Contemporary signature inside front cover. Interior is excellent.
This is a finely printed limited edition (No. 137 of 550) anthology of verses by ancient Greek poet Anacreon. Each page has a lovely, nouveau decorated border surrounding one or two verses. A very attractive book. Good. Item #2181