Volpone: or The Fox.

JONSON, Ben. Beardsley, Aubrey (illustrator)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Leonard Smithers
Date Published: 1898

Description: A New Edition, with a critical essay on the author by Vincent O'Sullivan, and a frontispiece, five initial letters and a cover design by Aubrey Beardsley. Rubricated title. 193pp. 4to, original blue cloth with ornate Beardsley design in gilt (just slightly rubbed; inner paper hinges neatly strengthened), pages uncut and unopened. Housed in a custom cloth folder and 1/2 morocco slipcase (well-worn but solid and attractive; dampstains on bottom corners). London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. First edition with these illustrations. A near fine copy in a good slipcase.

Comments: Number 44 of 1000 numbered copies on Art Paper. This work includes the last illustrations produced by Beardsley before his death, a fraction of the illustrations which the artist had originally intended for this volume.

Edition: Limited
Binding: hardcover
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 218058


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