Lot 35 of 338:
The Yellow Book, complete set  

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The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly

[Beardsley, Aubrey, et al.]


Elkin Mathews & John Lane



13 vols. (Vols. I-XIII, all published). (8vo) 20x16 cm. (8x6½"), original pictorial yellow cloth. After Volume 2 Elkin Mathews no longer appears in the title page imprint. First Editions

Some pages unopened. 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. Ownership signatures on front free endpapers. Included with the lot is "The Yellow Book: A Selection," 1950, in dust jacket.

Lot Amendments

Spines somewhat darkened, slight bumps to spine ends and corners; a few volumes with internal cracks, most with varying degrees of foxing, a few with rippled leaves; very good overall.

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