A Morning with the Royal Family. A. E. Housman.

A Morning with the Royal Family

Los Angeles: The Green Horn Press, 1941. First edition thus. Hardcover. First edition in book form. [viii], 18, [1, colophon]. Green cloth backstrip over paper boards, printed spine label. Written in 1879 for a family Christmas gathering, Housman's only prose work. Illustrations by Frederick Childs. Printed by Mary Treanor and Robin Park, both of whom studied printing with Ward Ritchie. Mary Treanor was the daughter of John Treanor, a founding member of the Zamorano Club. One of only 125 copies printed. A later issue was presented as a Christmas gift for friends of Jonathan Cape in 1955. Boards rubbed with a small stain on the back cover, endleaves browned. Very Good +. Item #387

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