Merry-Go-Down. A Gallery of Gorgeous Drunkards through the Ages.
Collected for the Use Interest Illumination and Delectation of Serious Topers.
London, The Mandrake Press, .
With contributions from Genesis through Pliny, Plato, Seneca and Petronius before Dickens, Norman Douglas and James Joyce. Notably, the work contains 'All Off for a Buster' by James Joyce, the closing pages of Episode XIV of Ulysses.
Limited edition, number 133 of 600 copies; 4to (29 x 20.5 cm); illustrated throughout by Hal Collins, occasional light offsetting from illustrations, some offsetting to endpapers, else unmarked internally; publisher's tan buckram, blue lettering to spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, with the original pictorial dustjacket printed in blue, some creasing and short closed tears to edges, else very good.
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