Volpone: or The Foxe; Together With An Eulogy Of The Artist By Robert Ross. Aubrey Beardsley.
Volpone: or The Foxe; Together With An Eulogy Of The Artist By Robert Ross

Volpone: or The Foxe; Together With An Eulogy Of The Artist By Robert Ross

London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. Beardsley, Aubrey. New Edition. leather_bound. 193 pages. 29 x 22.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 13 of 100 on Japanese Vellum, each containing an extra set of the Plates in large size printed in photogravure. With a critical essay on the author by Vincent O'Sullivan, cover design by Beardsley. Five initial letters and frontispiece -- out of the 24 drawings planned for this work, Beardsley lived only long enough to complete the five initials, the frontispiece and the cover design. There are in reality six pictorial initials appearing at the beginning of the Argument and each of the five acts, but the initials at the beginning of Act Two and Act Four are the same design; the enlarged reproduction of the initial appears only at the beginning of Act Two. GALLATIN pp. 69-70. LASNER 129. Full vellum decorated in gilt. Teg. Fine. Item #22153

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