ESHER, Reginald Viscount. Ionicus. John Murray. 1923.
8vo., original buckram backed cloth boards with paper label on spine. Portrait frontis engraving of William Cory. Spine darkened and label worn, a little light foxing to endpapers otherwise a very good copy.
First edition. William Cory was an Eton master and was known as "the most brilliant Eton tutor of his day". He was also a brilliant writer of Latin verse. Here are some of his letters which were written to the author who was once his pupil at Eton.