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ARTHUR SYMONS; G.Bernard Shaw;W.B.YEATS;
The SAVOY: all 8 ISSUES/88 PLATES/BEARDSLEY/SYMONS/BAYNTUN/RARE 1896 1st
London: Leonard Smithers, 1896. Condition: Very good. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay. BAYNTUN-RIVIERE FINE BINDING/SMITHERS/YEATS/ART NOUVEAU ALL 8 ISSUES OF "THE SAVOY" IN A FINE LEATHER BINDING. THIS SUMPTIOUS BOOK CONTAINS EVERY PUBLISHED ISSUE, WITH THE PROSPECTUS, THE CHRISTMAS CARD, AND THE NOTICE OF THE LAST ISSUE BOUND IN, WITH ALL 16 ORIGINAL PAPER WRAPS BOUND IN AT THE REAR. 88 PLATES, INCLUDING 31 BY BEARDSLEY; WRITINGS BY THE GREAT YOUNG AUTHORS OF THE 1890's. THE FINE LEATHER BINDING WAS HANDCRAFTED BY BAYNTUN-RIVIERE, THE ROYAL BOOKBINDER WHEN IT WAS BOUND IN THE 1940's. A LOVELY LEATHER BINDING WITH RAISED BANDS AND GILT RULING AND GILT LETTERING, WITHOUT DAMAGE AND WITH ONLY LIGHT WEAR. THERE IS NO WRITING OR MARKINGS IN THE BOOK, NO TORN OR MISSING PAGES; MARBLED-PAPER ENDPAPERS. INFERIOR COPIES OF THIS ICONIC WORK CAN SELL FOR $6000-$12000; THIS SHOULD BE MORE VALUABLE. Voyager Books THE SAVOY: AN ILLUSTRATED QUARTERLY. EDITED BY ARTHUR SYMONS. ILLUSTRATED BY AUBREY BEARDSLEY. NUMBERS 1-8, JANUARY-DECEMBER 1896. London: Leonard Smithers, 1896. First Edition. Very Rare. A complete run of the "The Savoy", in a sumptious fine leather binding; a near perfect First Edition of the most notable publication of the notorious 1890s. With 88 full-page illustrated plates, including 31 original plates by Beardsley, who also illustrated the covers and title pages; the original paper wraps, the original Christmas card, the notice about the last issue, an order form, and the prospectu … [Click Below for Full Description]
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