Richard Jefferies 1905 Story of My Heart Mosher Press Lauriat fine leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Richard Jefferies, English Autobiography, Naturalist, American Publishers]
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The Story of My Heart: My Autobiography, by Richard Jefferies.
Published 1905, Portland, Maine by Thomas B. Mosher.
149 pages. Third Edition on Van Gelder paper, one of 925 examples.
"Signed" binding by Charles Lauriat.
Period full green grained leather binding, raised bands, spine gilt lettered, turn ins ornately gilt ruled. Marbled end papers, all edges gilt.
Binding still tight and sound. Pages clean and clear throughout. An attractive small format early 20th century book.Lovely age patina, scarce in such an attractive and well preserved period signed leather binding.
An emotional and spiritual autobiography by the famous British naturalist, Richard Jefferies.
Book measures: 6 1/4" H X 3 7/8" W.