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ISABELLA OR THE POT OF BASIL
1898. 2. (MACDOUGALL,WILLIAM)illus. ISABELLA OR THE POT OF BASIL by John Keats. London: Kegan Paul, Trench Trubner 1898. 4to (8 x 10 1/4"), cloth stamped with a gilt art nouveau design, top edge gilt, cloth faded else VG+. 1st edition. This is a magnificent example of ART NOUVEAU book illustration featuring 16 different border designs as well as 8 intricate full page illustrations and vignettes. The influence of Beardsley and the Kelmscott Press is evident but Macdougall's work stands on its own originality. Truly a beauty. See Wick's Houghton Library Turn of the Century Catalogue number 40.
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