Lot 27 of 429:
8 color plates by Franz von Bayros 1/500  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
In Pandean Vale: A Suite of Sonnets
Author:
Sephton, Geoffrey
Place:
Vienna
Publisher:
Amalthea Publishing
Date:
[1920]
Description:

Designed and illustrated by the Marquis Franz von Bayros with 8 tissue-guarded, mounted color plates and b&w page borders throughout. (4to), morocco-backed tan boards decorated in gilt, gilt spine with raise bands. Unnumbered copy matching the edition of 495 signed and numbered copies, from a total edition of 500.

Signed by the author at the limitation. With gorgeous color plates by Franz von Bayros. Scarce.

Franz von Bayros was an Austrian commercial artist, illustrator, and painter, best known for his controversial Tales at the Dressing Table portfolio. He belonged to the Decadent movement in art, often utilizing erotic themes and phantasmagoric imagery.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General light wear to boards with rubbing to extremities, areas of staining to edges, corners mildly bumped; light bump to top corner of some leaves; very good.
 
Item number:
306895
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