Aubrey Beardsley

SYMONS, Arthur / BEARDSLEY, Aubrey

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey Aubrey Beardsley

Unicorn Press, 1898.

First edition. Small 4to. Grey paper covered boards over white cloth, lettered in gilt. All edges untrimmed. Three black and white portraits of Beardsley. Six full page illustrations by Beardsley, one in colour. Two illustrations, Le Debris d'un Poete and The Mirror of Love are published here for the first time. A very good copy, spine darkened and spine gilt dulled, but gilt on the upper cover bright.

Powell had a life long admiration of Beardsley and his works, and the artist was "one of those he would have invited to his ideal luncheon party". (Michael Barber - Anthony Powell A Life)

PROVENANCE: From the library of Anthony Powell, bookplate on pastedown.

Lasner 130.

Stock ID: 34106


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