BUCCANEER BALLADS ... With an Introduction by John Masefield. London: Elkin Mathews, 1910. Small octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-9 [10-11] 12  14-43 [44: ad], inserted frontispiece with illustration by Violet Helm, title page printed in red and black, original purple cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore-edges untrimmed. First edition. The author's first book. A presentation copy with signed inscription by the author on the front free endpaper: "J. Anderson Smith, / from / E. H. Visiak / 6-iv-1915." An important association copy as Smith is the friend to whom Visiak dedicated his masterpiece MEDUSA in 1929. This book also had a paperbound issue as part of "The Satchel Series." Small spot on front cover and faint stain to fore-edge of front free endpaper and fore-edge of frontispiece, otherwise a nice clean copy. (#156864).
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