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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey and John Glassco.
Under the Hill.
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 fine dust jacket, with a tiny tear to the rear panel.
$22.00 Book Number: 3007 Order / Enquire
(BEARDSLEY, Aubrey). Reade, Brian.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966. First edition.
A catalogue published in conjunction with the 1966 Victoria & Albert exhibition. Wrappers, 8vo., 18pp., of text and 50 black and white illustrations. Name neatly written on half-title, light soiling to covers, else a very good copy. Victoria and Albert Large Picture Book Number 32. Lasner 196A.
$22.00 Book Number: 2851 Order / Enquire
(BEARDSLEY, Aubrey). Weintraub, Stanley.
Beardsley. A Biography.
New York: George Braziller, (1967). First American edition.
Near fine in dust jacket (a bit rubbed along the spine).
$16.50 Book Number: 4916 Order / Enquire
BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. [Edited by Henry Maas, J.L. Duncan & W.G. Good].
The Letters of Aubrey Beardsley.
[Oxford}: Plantin Press, . First paperback edition.
8vo., wrappers, pp 472. Light edge wear and creasing to wrappers, else a very good copy.
$16.50 Book Number: 7561 Order / Enquire
BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. [Prefatory Note by H.C. Marillier].
The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley.
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.
$16.50 Book Number: 9870 Order / Enquire
BEERBOHM, Max. Rupert Hart Davis, editor.
Letters of Max Beerbohm 1892-1956.
(London): John Murray, (1988). First edition.
Tiny remainder dot to top edge, else a fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 7498 Order / Enquire
BORSI, Franco & Ezio Godoli.
Vienna 1900. Architecture and Design.
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, else near fine in a very good dust jacket, with a few small edge tears. [Oversize*]
$85.00 Book Number: 6039 Order / Enquire
The Acts of Saint Peter. A Cathedral Festival Play.
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.
$45.00 Book Number: 8581 Order / Enquire
Autograph Letter, signed.
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 Gallery [from 1917-30], "You have made the Tate a treasure-house to me in many ways; but my thoughts return to it particularly often just now on account of your 60's exhibition, for all the passions of my youth are focused there, and even in memory the spectacle is incomparable. I feel that those years are, so far, the golden time English art - such a time as the years just four hundred years before in Florence - and that that unique efforescence can never be too much prized. Your instinct for marshalling its manifestations must come out of an inspiration not unlike the one that created it; you make me feel that I have sympathies like yours, and for that reason the pleasure of meeting you was greater than I can say, while to go round the rooms with you was a delight as well as a priviledge to both my wife and myself. We hope you will let us remind you of that priviledge the next time we are at the Tate: in the meantime I should be happy if you cared to keep the accompanying book [not offered here] as a token and a sign. I always hope it came out of the same spirit of English art as those pictures; and in the first dedication I have tried to say what Rossetti (as well as two nearer friends) has meant to me. Let it tell you how much two strangers appreciated your great kindness and the generous gift of your time to us; and also how much we should like to renew the contact - perhaps, if you will, some day here on our Northern hill-top. In the meantime, with my wife's kind regards and my own, believe me yours most truly, Gordon Bottomley". Slight creasing, else very good condition.
$275.00 Book Number: 11821 Order / Enquire
BOTTOMLEY, Gordon. [1874-1948].
Autograph Letter, signed.
Gordon Bottomley, 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. To Mrs. Whale, regarding a Prize which Bottomley has been awarded. Bottomley discusses health matters and the difficulty of making travel plans to the ceremony. He mentions his play "Gruach", Mme de. Broutelles, and a portrait. About 400 words in the author's attractive hand. Very good condition.
$225.00 Book Number: 11731 Order / Enquire
BOTTOMLEY, Gordon. [1874-1948].
Autograph Letter, signed.
The Sheiling, Silverdale, near Carnforth, 11th January, 1922
Gordon Bottomley, 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 4 1/2" leaf, written one side. To "Dear Sir, . I do not know if it is your custom to handle manuscript as well as printed books; but I find that some American collectors are interested in M.S.S. also. If any of your customers in that country who have bought my books from you would care about the original M.S.S., I have some of my plays for which I should be willing to consider an offer. Yours Truly Gordon Bottomley". Just over 100 words in the author's attractive hand. Folded twice for mailing else very good condition.
$125.00 Book Number: 13988 Order / Enquire
BOTTOMLEY, Gordon; Nash, Paul.
Poet and Painter. Being the Correspondence Between Gordon Bottomley and Paul Nash 1910-1946.
London: Oxford, 1955. First edition.
Octavo, light green cloth, pp. (xx), 277; illustrated. With a wealth of information on the works of both Bottomley and Nash, as well as considerable material on Charles Ricketts, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The Morris's, Sir William Rothenstein, the eighteen-nineties, the pre-Raphaelites and their associates. Slight bubling to the cloth on the upper board, else a fine copy, lacking the dust jacket.
$25.00 Book Number: 2151 Order / Enquire
CRAIG, Edward Gordon. Introduction by Campbell Dodgson.
Woodcuts and Some Words.
London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1924. Number 8 of 160 copies signed by Edward Gordon Craig.
Quarto; recently rebound in rich brown quarter morocco and brown cloth boards, pp. xx, 122; illustrated with a tipped in frontispiece and tipped-in reproductions of 52 of Craig's woodcuts. Tiny tears in the fore-edge of a few leaves, else a near fine copy. [Oversize*]
$600.00 Book Number: 12997 Order / Enquire
Episcopo and Company.
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.
$185.00 Book Number: 862 Order / Enquire
(FELL, H. Granville; Illustrator). Maud, Constance.
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.
$55.00 Book Number: 5099 Order / Enquire