MENPES, Mortimer, and Dorothy MENPES [text]. Venice.

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MENPES, Mortimer, and Dorothy MENPES [text]. Venice. London, A. & C. Black, [1904].

4to. Original cream cloth with bevelled edges, co-designed by Menpes and Turbaine, incorporating both Menpes' initials, top edge gilt; pp. x, 222, [2], 100 colour plates with captioned tissue guards; near-fine.
First edition, de luxe, limited to 500 copies (not numbered). Not to be mixed up with the same title illustrated by Menpes as well, but with text by the Lonsdale Ragg couple, published by A. & C. Black in 1916. The present title was reprinted in 1912 with only 75 plates.
Inman 256.