A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury, published in 1907, bound by Bickers & Son of London.
Octavo, xix, 818pp. Full tree calf, gilt ruled. West Monmouthshire School seal in gilt on front cover. Five raised bands with ornate gilt, title in gilt on morocco label affixed to spine. Marbled edges with matching marbled endpapers. Finely bound by Bickers & Son of London. Award label affixed to front endpaper. Stated “First Edition 1898. Reprinted… 1907.” on copyright page. Solid text block, light wear along hinges, slight bow to covers, otherwise fine. A beautiful example.