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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey.

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey.

Rare books by Aubrey Beardsley, including first editions and signed first editions illustrated of Le Morte D’Arthur.

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  1. 128816
    First edition, one of 1,500 ordinary paper copies, of a total edition of 1,800 copies. In 1892, seeking to emulate the books of the Kelmscott Press, John M. Dent commissioned the 20-year-old Beardsley to produce this edition, work that took the young artist 18 months to complete. "In Le Morte d'Arthur Beardsley learnt his... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 128816

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  2. 128525
    First edition, with the frontispiece designed by Aubrey Beardsley. Second issue as usual: there were a few copies sent for review with an 1895 title page and Beardsley's "Black Coffee" frontispiece, but following a complaint by the publisher John Lane about the use of this image, which had been prepared for the fifth volume... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 128525

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  3. 126998
    First and limited edition, one of 500 copies. This work collects together various book illustrations by Beardsley, most notably including those from Le Morte Darthur (1893), Salome (1894), A Comedy of Sighs (1894), the Rape of the Lock (1896), the Yellow Book (1894-7), and the Savoy magazine (1896). A beautiful collection... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 126998

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  4. 125843
    Second edition, following the quarto edition of the previous year, one of 1,000 unnumbered copies with a further 50 copies on japon. Beardsley's drawings are "considered to be lively and astute interpretations of Pope's satire, and are unsurpassed as examples of Beardsley's fine line work" (Best Works of Aubrey Beardsley,... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 125843

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