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SALOMÉ. A TRAGEDY IN ONE ACT: Translated from the French of Oscar Wilde Pictured by Aubrey Beardsley

By: [Beardsley, Aubrey]; Wilde, Oscar

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Melmoth & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 88

Condition: Very good

Pirated edition containing the first appearance of 15 original Beardsley illustrations WITH PLATES for 11 OF THE 16 illustrations FROM THE 1907 LANE ISSUE OF SALOMÉ. Small 4to (8 ½" x 6 ¾"). pp [1 - 10]; 11 - 75; [76 - 77]; [2 blank]. Collated and complete, but plates are not in the order specified on list of illustrations as usual. Limited edition; this copy number 238 of 250 copies printed on handmade paper. Beveled boards in light blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. A very good copy with a lightly sunned spine with moderate rubbing to head and tail; minor rubbing... View more info


By: [Flint, W. Russell; Brock, Charles]; Gilbert, W. S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Limited: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95

Condition: Very good +

M8vo (9½" x 6¾"). pp. vi; 102. INCLUDES SCARCE DUST JACKET. Unsigned publisher's binding by Charles Brock in red cloth covered boards gold stamped with titles and image of Jack Point (p. 1); Spine gold stamped with titles and an image of Wilfred Shadbolt (p. 5). near the foot. With brown paper dust jacket STAMPED IN RED WITH TEXT AND ILLUSTRATION FROM TITLE PAGE. Color frontis. and 7 additional full page illustrations by W. Russell Flint, with pen and ink drawings including head pieces, tail pieces and textual illustrations by Charles Brock. Book VG with faint fading to board edge... View more info


By: [Hugh Thomson, illustrator]; Barrie, Sir James M.

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: N.D. [1914]

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153

Condition: Very good

R4to (10¼" x 12¼"). pp. [vii]; [235]. Edition de Luxe. Number 5 of 500 signed by Hugh Thomson on the limitation page. Unsigned full vellum publisher's binding by Hugh Thomson with elaborate Art Nouveau gilt decoration and lettering on both the front board and spine; top edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom edges. Includes 20 tipped in full color plates with captioned tissue guards, numerous b/w textual illustrations, and a Leicester Galleries announcement for the sale of the original water color drawings for the book laid in. Light wear to the extremities, light foxing to the eps, with... View more info


By: [RHEAD, LOUIS JOHN (binding design and title page)]; SUDERMAN, HERMANN; WINSLOW , AMORY, CHARLES EDWARD (translator)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Lamson Wolffe & Company: 1896

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2787

Condition: Near fine

12mo (4½" x 7"). pp. 161. Lamson's Sock and Buskin Library. Signed binding design by Louis Rhead in gold on maroon fine diagonally-ribbed cloth of theater masks, harp and peacock feathers surrounding titles. Illustrated title page also signed by Rhead. Original insert indicating rights of production tipped in at page [iii]. Stamp of Boston Bookbinding Co. bottom right-hand corner of front fly-leaf. t.e.g. deckle edge.The story of a celebrated opera singer who returns to confront her past in the provincial hometown that she left in disgrace.A fine copy. Exceptionally scarce. M... View more info


By: [Thomson, Hugh (binding design and illustrations)]; Reade, Charles; Dobson, Austin (introduction)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1899

Edition: First

Seller ID: 431

Condition: Very good

First Thus. C8vo (7¼“ x 5¼ ”). pp. li; [298]. Introduction by Austin Dobson. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of the titles surrounded by cherubs, butterflies and surmounted by a small portrait of Peg Woffington in gold on green cloth. Frontis. and over 70 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson, including headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials and textual vignettes. a.e.g. This novel is based on Charles Reade’s 1852 play “Masks and Faces, which has Margaret “Peg” Woffington as the central character. Mrs. Woffington was a well-known Irish actress in 18th C. Lo... View more info


By: [THOMSON, HUGH (binding design and illustrator)]; SHERIDAN, R. B. (RICHARD BRINSLEY)

Price: $625.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1911

Edition: First

Seller ID: 3005

Condition: Fine

Quarto (10¾” x 8 ”). pp. [4], 195, [5]. IN THE ORIGINAL BOX AND GLASSINE WRAPPER.Unsigned Hugh Thomson binding design in gold on pale purple cloth with the central titles surrounded by a laurel wreath, which is in turn surrounded by a dozen fans of varying sizes, connected to one another with laurel swags; at the foot of the design are the primary characters of the play facing each other: Charles Surface and Maria facing Lady Sneerwell and Joseph Surface; design border of curled ribbons and fans; t.e.g.The original box repeats the cover design in brown.Includes pictorial t... View more info