Arnold, Matthew. The Forsaken Merman. London: J.M. Dent & Co., Aldine House, 1900. (Fifty copies on Japan vellum and ten copies on vellum were also printed for the Guild of Women Binders in 1901.) Illustrated by Jean C. Archer; frontispiece, four full-page engravings, ornate decorated borders throughout, and decorated endpapers. All illustrations and decorative borders have been skillfully hand-colored, along with the endpapers and the primary decoration on the front cover. Original cream cloth with brown lettering and decoration. Measures approx. 5.5" x 7". Some spots and browning to covers. A striking example.