Spiritual Poems. Vale Press.

[Vale Press]. GRAY, John Spiritual Poems, chiefly done out of Several Languages by John Gray
London, Printed at the Ballantyne Press for Hacon & Ricketts [Vale Press], 1896.

Crown octavo, cxiii pages, printed on laid paper with the Vale Press watermark, with wood-engraved frontispiece (with a tissue-guard), borders, initials and ornaments by Charles Ricketts.

Original plain papered boards with title-labels on the spine and front cover; edges uncut and partially unopened; covers slightly worn and split at the joints, and a little tanned and marked, with a small production flaw on the front cover; endpapers a little browned and foxed; edges and tissue-guard slightly foxed; a very good copy (internally fine).

One of only 210 copies of the fourth publication from the Vale Press. In his ‘Bibliography of the Books issued by Hacon & Ricketts’ (page xx), Ricketts notes: ‘The greater number of these poems are translations from a variety of authors covering the whole field of Christian Poetry’.

Item #135262

Price (AUD): $1,000.00