Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1988. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #20362 .
"Letters of a Persian in England to his Friend at Ispahan, originally published in London in 1735.) Edited by Roderick Boyd Porter, with a foreword by The Viscount Cobham, and an introduction by Pat Rogers.
4to. xxviii,121,(3)pp. Quarter deep red cloth, printed spine label. Marbled paper boards, printed label on the upper board. Illustrated end papers.
One of 300 numbered copies of which this is number 156. Bound by Jan Sobota with marbled papers by Jarmila Sobota, both of which have signed the colophon page. The front end paper features a drawing of the arms of the Viscount Cobham by Anthony W. C. Phelps, who has signed it; the end papers are otherwise illustrations of flowers mentioned in Letter XXII and drawn by Rene Fuller who has signed the rear paste down. Also signed by Penelope, the Viscountess Cobham, in 1988, on the half-title.
A fine copy.