The Early Work, with a Preliminary Note by H. C. Marillier, [with] The Later Work. . Aubrey Beardsley.

The Early Work, with a Preliminary Note by H. C. Marillier, [with] The Later Work. . .

London and New York: John Lane, the Bodley Head, 1899-1901. Folio. 2 volumes. [viii], 18 pp., 2 photographic reproductions of portraits of Beardsley and 157 full-page plates; [xii], frontispiece and 173 full-page plates. Original white cloth decorated in gilt; some soiling to the binding, head of spine with tiny fraying, and the spines are toned, but otherwise a sound and attractive set.

Volume I is one of 120 copies on Japanese vellum and according to manuscript note that appears on the verso of the half-title in the second volume, "This copy is No. 1 of the American edition / [Signed] Temple Scott. (359). Item #359

Price: $1,750.00

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