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Venus and Cupid: An Impression in Prose after Velasquez in Colour by  Filson YOUNG - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1906 - from Attic Books and Biblio.com

Venus and Cupid: An Impression in Prose after Velasquez in Colour

by YOUNG, Filson

Condition: Very good


London: Chiswick Press, 1906. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 28 cm. Frontipiece engraving of a female nude. Limited edition. Number 24 of 422, of which 350 were for sale in Great Britain. Vellum spine. Boards gently warped. Thumbing. Corners bumped. Spine a bit darkened. Inside, the pages are clean and text unmarked.

Chiswick Press were the most frequently called upon printer for fine presses in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Alexander Bell Filson Young (1876-1938) was an Irish journalist and author of numerous works. While he wrote in a number of genres, this book would fall into his Aesthetic mode along the lines of other works by Young such as The Sands of Pleasure and The Wagner Stories. A beauticul collectable edition.

  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2787
  • Title: Venus and Cupid: An Impression in Prose after Velasquez in Colour
  • Author: YOUNG, Filson
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Chiswick Press
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1906
  • Keywords: Velasquez, art history
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine Press; Literature;


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