Sandys, Arthur. Annals of De Normandie. Boston: The Riverside Press, 1901. [Designed by Bruce Rogers.] One of fifty copies, "printed for the Family". Frontispiece photogravure of the arms of de Normandie after a drawing by the author. Printed in Caslon type on Unbleached Arnold paper. Buckram spine with paper-covered boards. Measures 6.25" x 9.5". Warde 24.
Bookplate of John King Van Rensselaer to front pastedown. Three letters from the author's brother (Louis Sandys) to Van Rensselaer included within an envelope pasted to the rear pastedown:
- A letter describing this book and noting it would be sent to Van Rensselaer if a copy was available, along with genealogical details of Sandys' family
- A transcription of the "New York Historical Society Record" review of the book from 1902
- A letter to accompany the above, sent alongside this copy, describing how the book came about
Rubbing and wear to edges, corners, and spine tips. Spine and paper label dirtied and worn. Closed crack (repaired) to rear joint. Some foxing to pages.