([London]: Essex House Press, 1901). 218 x 155 mm. (8 1/2 x 6 1/8"). [vi], 134 pp.,  leaf (limitation). ONE OF 300 COPIES.
Publisher's stiff vellum with yapp edges, gilt titling on spine, ALMOST ENTIRELY UNOPENED. Printed in black and red, with a few large floral initials. Errata leaf tipped-in before title, advertisement for other works by Ashbee and a blank piece of stationary from "43 Heath Hurst Road" laid in. Tomkinson, p. 72. Vellum tending to bow slightly and with a couple of negligible blemishes, but still clean and bright, a touch of foxing to text block edges, but the contents pristine.
This work contains lectures delivered in various large American cities on behalf of the National Trust, addresses which helped to inspire the formation of a sister organization in the United States. A very nice copy, almost entirely unopened. (CCS1918)
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