Symonds, John Addington (editor and translator). Wine, Women, and Song; Mediaeval Latin Students' Songs Now First Translated into English Verse with an Essay. London: Chatto and Windus, 1884. First edition thus.
Bound in dark purple crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with a large panel to the front cover of grapes, leaves, and vines, the leaves and vines in inlaid green and brown, with the remainder of the panel filled with dense gilt stippling. A variety of gilt frames surround panel, with small lyre tools in gilt at the corners. Five bands to spine with title and author to second and third compartments, remainining compartments with a swirling gouged gilt design surrounding a small inlaid green dot. Gilt ruled turn-ins with light blue marbled endpapers. Bookplate of Adelaide Spofford to front pastedown. Measures 4.5" x 6.75". Some light rubbing to edges and spine bands, small 1" repaired crack to bottom of front joint. Offsetting to endpapers.