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Two Stories: Next Gentlemen, Please & The Public Rose Garden illustrations by the author by  introduction by Philip Hoare  Stephen - First Edition - 1995 - from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

Two Stories: Next Gentlemen, Please & The Public Rose Garden illustrations by the author

by Tennant, Stephen, introduction by Philip Hoare

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North Pomfret, VT: Elysium Press, 1995. Hardcover. iii, 56p., frontis-portrait by Cecil Beaton tipped-in, introduction by Hoare, two stories illustrated with color plates and drawings by the author, fine first edition limited to 200 copies (this unnumbered) printed by hand, Cochin typeface on Zerkall paper bound in pink quarter-silk and blue English wallpaper boards with star design encased in a two-part matching box withpaper title label affixed to the lid and a color plate reproduction of one of Tennants artworks with a description of the book printed on recto. These previously unpublished works are comparable in style to Firbank. Tennant was a lover of Siegfried Sassoon.


  • Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 230721
  • Title: Two Stories: Next Gentlemen, Please & The Public Rose Garden illustrations by the author
  • Author: Tennant, Stephen, introduction by Philip Hoare
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Elysium Press
  • Place: North Pomfret, VT
  • Date published: 1995
  • Keywords: Art Modern first edition Fiction, Novels, Prose, Literature Gay Studies Fine Printing, Fine Press
  • Bookseller catalogs: Gay Studies; Modern first edition; Art; Fine Printing, Fine Press;


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