London, Privately printed for the Author by Eyre & Spottiswoode, The Chiswick Press, 1960
(25.5 cm), (2) xviii, 315 (1) pp., frontispiece, 39 plates. Publisher’s green cloth (no dust jacket issued). - Provides a biographical introduction for each writer; 419 entries. The finest of these “butterfly books” were issued in parts, and their make-up and bibliography pose complicated problems not always recognised by Lisney (cf. Graham Pollard’s review, in The Times Literary Supplement, 4 November 1960, p.715). Edition of 500 copies. ¶ Superior copy.