London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1905. Softcover. Duodecimo. 222pp. Bound in a beautiful period grey-brown morocco binding with gilt lettering and ruling on the front cover, with raised bands, and gilt stamped motifs and lettering on a red label on the spine. Top edge of the book block in gilt. Gilt dentelles and decorative pattered endpapers. The binding was created by acclaimed London-based firm Sangorski & Sutcliffe for sale in the book department of the famous Chicago department store, Marshall Field & Company. Binder's ink stamp on the verso of the front endpaper.
Reprinted from the "Fortnightly Review," by permission of Messrs Chapman & Hall. Publication in the Belles Lettres series of Humphreys's Royal Library. Contains epigrams and aphorisms and the essay "The Soul of Man," a reprint of the essay originally published with the title "The Soul of Man Under Socialism." Mason # 633.
Binding with light rubbing to extremities, including head and tail of spine as well as raised bands. Small stain on the front cover. Covers sunned along the edges. Interior with some smudging to the half-title. Binding in very good-, interior in near fine condition overall. g to vg. Item #45608