Excursions in Libraria: Being Retrospective Reviews and Bibliographical Notes. By G.H. Powell. [Includes bibliographical references and index.] Square 8vo, xv, 271 p. : incl. illus., plates. ; 21 cm., London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1895.
Plentifully illustrated with many full-page plates; green cloth, stamped and titled in gilt. A very good copy.
Preface -- The philosophy of rarity. [Rev. and enl. from "A discourse of rare books", in Macmillan's magazine, July, 1893] -- A Gascon tragedy (14th cent.) [Episode from Froissart relating to Gaston III Phébus, comte de Foix] -- A shelf of old story books -- The pirates' paradise (1740) -- A medley of memoirs -- With Rabelais at Rome (1536) -- The wit of history. [Based on article in Pall Mall Magazine, Feb. 1895] -- Index.