Nonesuch Press - John Milton and Henry Lawes. The Mask of Comus.

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John Milton and Henry Lawes. The Mask of Comus. Edited by E.H. Visiak. With a Foreword by the Earl of Ellesmere. Ornamented by M.R.H. Farrar. Folio, 39cm, pp.xxiv, 44[4] + 5 inserts, Published by The Nonesuch Press, Bloomsbury, 1937.

Set in Fell types with De Walpergen's music type and large ornamental initials and printed at Oxford University Press on Pannekoek paper. Illustrations from colour linoleum cuts printed at the Curwen Press and tipped-in. Number 230 of 950 copies cased in 'simile' vellum with yapp fore-edges, embossed with blind arabesques. Slipcase strengthened at one corner. A very good bright copy.

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