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The Fair Women.

by WEIMANN, Jeanne Madeline.

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Chicago: Academy, (1981). First edition. Quarto, blue cloth. pp. ix, 611; illustrated. The story of the Women's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893. Slight foxing to top page edge, else near fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. This book weighs over 1 kg, which may necessitate a request for additional postage, pending on shipping destination and delivery standard… Read more
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Interludes and Poems.

by (LANE, John). Abercrombie, Lascelles.

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London:John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1908. First edition. 19.5 cm x 13 cm, publisher's original light green cloth, top edge gilt, other uncut, pp. 174, (2). Abercrombie's first book, with a brief presentation inscription from fin-de-siecle publisher John Lane to fellow publisher Charles Carrington. Carringtom was a publisher of Wilde, his catalogue also included a considerable amount of… Read more
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Prose Fancies.

by Le GALLIENNE, Richard.

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London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane / New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1894. Octavo, publisher's dark blue vertically ribbed cloth, pp. (x), 204, 4 (catalogue of the author's works), 16 (ads dated March 1894); with a Lithographed Portrait of the Author by R. Wlison Steer. Title page mounted on a stub. Notice regarding American… Read more
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Cambridge:Harvard University Press, 1971. First edition. Octavo, silver cloth, pp. xiv, 387; illustrated. Fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket [a few small edge tears]. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector..
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English Illustration: The Nineties.

by THORPE, James [H].

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New York: Hacker Art Books, Inc., 1975. Octavo, sturdy black cloth binding, pp. xx, [268]; illustrated. A good survey. Fine, no dust jacket as issued..
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Wagner's Heroes.

by (FELL, H. Granville; Illustrator). Maud, Constance.

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London: Edwin Arnold, (N.d). Seventh impression. 8vo., green cloth with elaborate design in silver, pp. 284. With eight lovely black and white illustrations. Half inch tear in fore-edge of title page, slight fraying to spine ends, very slight darkening to the spine, else in excellent condition with the binding design bright and unworn. Uncommon thus..
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London: Constable & Co., Ltd, 1933. First edition. 8vo., light green wrappers, pp. viii, 85. Small Australian bookseller's label, foxing to page edges, light dust soiling to covers. A very good copy..
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Letters of Max Beerbohm 1892-1956.

by BEERBOHM, Max. Rupert Hart Davis, editor.

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(London): John Murray, (1988). First edition. Tiny remainder dot to top edge, else a fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket..
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A History of Way & Williams.

by KRAUS, Joe W.

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Philadelphia: MacManus, 1984. First edition, 1 of 500 copies. Blue cloth, small 4to., 111pp. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued..
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The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley.

by BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. [Prefatory Note by H.C. Marillier].

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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., (1967). Unabridged reprint of the revised 1920 edition by John Lane. Quarto, plum cloth. Marillier's text is 15 pages, followed by over 100 plates. Some soiling to front free endpaper, covers show light soiling and wear, else a very good copy, in a worn, chipped dust jacket..
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Hills of Song.

by SCOLLARD, Clinton.

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Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895. First edition. 17.3 x 10.6 cm., bound in dark brown fine rib cloth with background design of mountains and clouds by Ethel Reed, lettered in gold on front and back covers, and on spine, pp. [iv], [1]-93, [1]. Review copy with the publisher's priced slip laid in. One of 500 copies. Slight bubbling to cloth,… Read more
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Episcopo and Company.

by D'ANNUNZIO, Gabriele.

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Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1896. First American edition. Translated by Barbara Leonora Jones. Very slightly bumped at top corners, else a lovely fine, bright copy..
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The Letters of Aubrey Beardsley.

by BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. [Edited by Henry Maas, J.L. Duncan & W.G. Good].

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[Oxford}: Plantin Press, [1990]. First paperback edition. 8vo., wrappers, pp 472. Light edge wear and creasing to wrappers, else a very good copy..
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In Arcady.

by MABIE, Hamilton Wright.

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Toronto: Musson Book Company, (1903). First Canadian edition. 8vo., green cloth with attractive art nouveau design in gold and white. Illustrated by Will H. Low, with decorations by Charles L. Linton. Uncommon Canadian issue. Non-authorial inscription and attractive Canadian bookplate (Estelle Allien Holland) on endpapers, light rubbing to upper corners, else near fine..
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Under the Hill.

by BEARDSLEY, Aubrey and John Glassco.

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New York: Grove, (N.d). Second printing. Tall slim octavo, dark blue cloth, pp. 140; illustrations and designs by Beardsley. Glassco, a Canadian poet, read Beardsley's Under the Hill at the age of twelve. He was disappointed by the bowdlerized version with its story broken-off in the middle. Twenty years later he resolved to complete the book. Fine in a near… Read more
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Beardsley. A Biography.

by (BEARDSLEY, Aubrey). Weintraub, Stanley.

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New York: George Braziller, (1967). First American edition. Near fine in dust jacket (a bit rubbed along the spine)..
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Vienna 1900. Architecture and Design.

by BORSI, Franco & Ezio Godoli.

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New York: Rizzoli, (1986). First American edition. 29 cm x 24.5 cm, brown cloth, pp. 351, illustrated. With considerable material on Otto Wagner, Josef Olbrich, Josef Hoffman, Adolf Loos, The Wagner School, Wagner's students and associates, The Vienna School of Arts and Crafts, The Hoffman School, and Vienne building in the Secession style. Previous owner's name neatly written on endpaper,… Read more
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A Doorway in Fairyland.

by HOUSMAN, Laurence.

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London: Jonathan Cape, (1922). First edition. Pale purple cloth, decorated in dark blue and yellow-brown, 8vo., (220)pp. This selection of fairy tales is reprinted from: A Farm in Fairyland (1894), The House of Joy (1895), The Field of Clover (1898), and The Blue Moon (1904). With a frontispiece, thirteen illustrations and a tail-piece by Housman in his typical 1890's style.… Read more
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by BOTTOMLEY, Gordon.

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The Sheiling, Silverdale, nr. Carnforth, [N.d]. Gordon Bottomley, 1874-1948, English poet and dramatist, author of numerous verse dramas with themes inspired by Celtic and northern legend. President of the Scottish Community Drama Association and Vice President of the British Drama League. 7" x 5.25" leaf, written both sides, just shy of 300 words. To [William] Aiken, director of the Tate… Read more
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(Madison): University of Wisconsin Press, (1989). First edition, paper issue. Trade paperback format. A history of this significant publishing house, instrumental to the Symbolist and Decadent movements, as well as to the Celtic Revival. With a bibliography of Elkin Mathews imprints 1894-1921. Near fine..
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