Echoes of Hellas: The Tale of Troy & the Story of Orestes from Homer and Aeschylus With Introductory Essay and Sonnets by Prof. George C. Warr, MA Presented in 82 Designs by Walter Crane [with] Pianoforte Arrangement of the Music [Two Volumes Bound in One]

Very Good. Item #13389

London: Marcus Ward & Company Limited, [ca. 1888]. Presumed First Trade Edition. Two quarto volumes bound in one. [102], [4], 66 pp. Illustrations and decorations in terra cotta and black by Crane throughout first volume; sheet music to volume II. Bound in publisher's cloth decorated in gilt and red. Leather title labels to spine, possibly added by previous owner. Top edge gilt; patterened terra cott and white endpapers. Housed in custom-made slipcase.

Boards show some general soiling, corners bumped, some light rippling to rear, and slightly heavier smudging to bottom of spine. A few short closed tears at crown. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

Masse mentions the two volumes being published separately in a larger format in 1887-1888. Published here in a slightly smaller format and bound as one.

Price: $350.00