New York: John Lane Company, 1898. Beardsley, Aubrey. Cloth Hardcover. 4to. Very Good / No Dustjacket. Item #069703
Pages bright and clean except for a few small handling prints to the initial leaves, toning at the endpapers, and a touch of dust staining along the head edges; binding square and secure, full blue cloth turned inward at corners and spine ends with some small spots of fraying just starting, some light rubbing along spine sides and edges, a few faint droplet stains in the gilding on the front and light spots of surface rubbing on the rear, otherwise beautifully kept. xlv, 193pp. Numbered 211 of 1000 copies on Art Paper (an additional 100 copies were prepared on Imperial Japanese Vellum and included an extra set of large photogravure reproductions of the frontis and capitals; Beardsley also designed the front cover and had intended to illustrate the text with additional drawings but untimely passed).