Lot 10 of 253:
Finely bound set of The Yellow Book 13 volumes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,320
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly
Author:
[Beardsley, Aubrey, et al.]
Place:
London
Publisher:
Elkin Mathews & John Lane
Date:
1894-1897
Description:

13 vols. (Vols. I-XIII, all published). (8vo) 19.8x15.5 cm. (7¾x6"), finely bound by Bayntun (Riviere) in half yellow  levant morocco & marbled boards, spines ruled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering pieces with art nouveau lettering, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt; original pictorial yellow cover and spine cloth bound in at the rear of each volume. First Editions.

Finely bound set of these writings and illustrations by eminent artists and authors of the day, including Aubrey Beardsley, Max Beerbohm, Kenneth Grahame, Baron Corvo, D.Y. Cameron, W.B. Yeats, Muirhead Bone, H.G. Wells, Evelyn Sharp, Richard Le Galliene, John Lavery, Henry James, Walter Crane, John Sargent, Anatole France, Joseph Pennell, Frederic Leighton, Laurence Housman, Ernest Dowson, Lionel Johnson, et al. With gilt leather bookplates of W.A. Foyle.

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Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spines slightly faded; original cover and spine cloth a little discolored; near fine to fine.
 
Item number:
283366
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