[Picture books. Walter Crane] Six titles published by Cassell & Company
London etc., 1887-1906, all first editions richly ill. with col. ills. and orig. cloth-backed pict. boards by Water Crane, various 4to sizes, all bound as blockbooks (all in good/ fine condition w. occ. minor defects).
A very fine set of brilliantly ill. picture books. Comprises: (1) A Masque of Days. From the last essays of Elia. 1901. With the (sl. frayed and repaired) dust-j. preserved, which is very rare. (2) Legends for Lionel. 1887; (3) Queen Summer. Or The Journey of the Lily and The Rose. 1891. (4) Flora's Feast. A Masque of Flowers. 1895. (5) A Flower Wedding. Described by two Wallflowers. 1905. Owner's entry on title-p. (6) Flowers from Shakespeare's Garden. A Posy from the Plays. 1906. (total 6)