The Book of Tobit and the History of Susanna [Limited Edition, With Extra Suite of Illustrations]
London: Haymarket Press, 1929. Fine. Item #13822
London: Haymarket Press, 1929. First Thus, Limited to 100 copies of which this is no. 66. Quarto; publisher's full limp parchment, front cover and spine lettered in gilt, yapp edges, white cloth ties, top edge gilt, housed in custom cloth slipcase; xvi,47pp.; tipped in color frontispiece, three leaves of tipped in plates, text printed within green line border. A Fine example of this luxe special edition accompanied by an extra suite of the four plates in original envelope.
Though remembered today by American readers for his classic ghost stories, M.R. James also gained renown for his scholarship of biblical apocrypha, culminating in the compilation The Apocryphal New Testament (1924), published while serving for nearly two decades as Provost of Eton College.