The Rime of the Ancient Marnier. Illustrated By Willie Pogany (1910)
Book ID: 61734
The Rime of the Ancient Marnier in Seven Parts. Fully Illustrated By Willy Pogany. London: George Harrap, 1910. Folio. Publisher’s green cloth boards, with gilt decoration to upper cover and spine. Beautifully illustrated with tipped in coloured plates and black and white illustrations. Title-page in full illuminate colour, each page has at least two colours, sometimes with gilt plate accompanied by intricate borders. The initials are elaborate, starting each page and with ornate capitals at the beginning of every line. A beautiful copy.
The illuminated title page, the colour & black-and-white plates, the flowing calligraphic text, and the pen-and-ink drawings throughout the pages make this a stand out among Pogany’s works.