1924. 2 pages (75 lines), folded in quarters. Jeakes House, Rye, Sussex, Dec. 3, 1924 Aiken replies at length to a Mr. Emery, who has asked him to defend himself against the charge of introducing immoral or smutty episodes to his poems, specifically "Punch". "...The request staggers me! It's very much as if you reproached me for not believing in the devil......If it offends you then it must be that parts of life itself offend you......I suggest that the person...
Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 2002. Illustrated throughout with duotone photographs. Slim 4to, white pictorial boards, matching d.w (a bit yellowed and scuffed on rear panel). Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 2002. Limited first edition - one of 1000 copies, this one signed by Anderson & Low on the limitation page. Near fine in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Based in London, Jonathan Anderson and Edwin Low have worked as the photographic team since 1990. This book features nude photographs of the...
New York: Guido Bruno, 1915. 8 Rhythms and 5 Drawings. Narrow 8vo, loose in printed gold wrappers. N.Y.: Guido Bruno, 1915. The author's scarce first book. Published as a special series of Bruno Chap Books. Good copy of this ephemera, except for puncture holes coming through the back cover and some pages, not affecting the illustrations.
Vienna: Artur Wolf, 1913. Frontispiece self portrait and other plates with lettered tissue guards; black endpapers stamped with a decorative green & gold pattern. 71p., leather backed glazed boards, with elaborate art-nouveau decorations on the spine. Wien: Artur Wolf, (1913). Limited Edition. The corners of the boards are variously bumped and worn, but otherwise a fine copy, # 381 of 1000 copies.
4 volumes bound in 3. With full page black & white illustrations and several in color by Aubrey Beardsley, Marcus Behmer and others. Texts by Oscar Wilde, Max Brod , Paul Claudel and others. Small thick 4tos, original gray printed wrappers, slightly rubbed. Leipzig: Julius Zeitler, 1907. Very good. Limited Edition for Subscribers.
Kingston: Biscuit City, 1980. Preface by Roger Thompson. Illustrated with 3 hand-colored engraved plates by Gerard Charriere, protected with tissue. Unpaginated. Thin short 8vo, bound in purple silk with gilt-lettered spine, plain mylar wrapper; uncut edges. (Kingston, RI): Biscuit City Press, 1980. A fine copy. Limited edition. Number 32 of only 88 copies printed and signed in pencil by the artist on the limitation page. This copy has an addition signed pencil inscription on the title page.
Paris: Belle Etoile, 1937. Illustrated with watercolours and designs by Uzelac. 209pp., Small square 4to, 3/4 green leather with spine labels (outer hinges are a bit worn), original wrappers bound-in, uncut edges. Paris: Editions de la Belle Etoile, (1937). Very good. Limited edition of 1500 copies.