Pater, Walter. Marius the Epicurean: His Sensations and Ideas [two volumes]. Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1900. "450 copies of this book have been printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper and the type distributed." Title in red and black; initials in red; black line borders; head and tail pieces." "Foreword" by William Marion Reedy: volume 1, and "Note" by Richard Le Gallienne: volume 2. Portrait frontispiece of Pater, printed on Japan vellum, in v.1. Bishop 231-232.
Bound in full dark grey morocco by The Monastery Hill Bindery for Denver's Kendrick-Bellamy Co. stationery and book store, with large gilt borders to covers of geometric pattern of interlocking squares. Five bands to spine, with title and author to second and fourth compartments, and square design to remaining compartments. Gilt-ruled turn-ins and light blue and white marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Measures approx. 7.25" x 8.75". Spine darkened, along with rubbing and wear to spine bands and tips; most of this wear has been color-matched to the leather. Spots of light rubbing to corners and edges. Original flannel-lined cloth slipcase has some wear and rubbing. Ribbon pulls within appear to be fully intact.