(Antoninus, Marcus Aurelius)
The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society
4to. No. 475 of 500 copies on Riccardi Paper. A magnificent binding by Riviere and Son in full dark blue crushed morocco. Boards and spine with a dense gilt-pointelle ground with onlays of red, orange, green, and blue morocco in an elaborate art nouveau/arabesque strapwork and floral design. Wide morocco turn-ins similarly richly gilt; watered silk doublures and end-leaves. With original padded silk and velvet hard case, bound in dark green straight-grained morocco.
From the collection of Brian D. Kornasiewicz
Illustrated by William Russell Flint