Henry James. The Turn of the Screw. Illustrated by Mariette Lydis. Folio, pp.iv,138 + 6 plates, (Erica Marx) Hand and Flower Press, Aldington, Kent, The Warring Months July-September, 1940.
Number 54 of 125 (200) copies printed in Monotype Centaur on Barcham Green handmade paper, specially watermarked. Frontispiece and 5 insertd full-page illustrations by Mariette Lydis. Green marbled paper-covered boards, pink linen back, printed in brown on the upper cover and spine. Boards just faintly worn at edges. A very good copy indeed.
The first book from Erica Marx's Hand and Flower Press. There is an interesting note of apology for the poor quality of the paper from Barcham Gren on the colophon.