RICKETTS, Charles (designer); SHANNON, C. & GLEESON WHITE, J.W. (editors).

The Pageant.

£150

The Pageant.

London, Henry & Co., 1896-97.

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Description

An important 1890s publication, with numerous significant contributors including W.B. Yeats (two poems of whom appear here for the first time), Max Beerbohm, Austin Dobson and T. Sturge Moore.

Description

2 vols; small folio (260 x 195 mm.); plates by various artists, including the original lithograph by James M’Neil Whistler and the coloured woodcut by Lucian Pissarro printed in 5 colours, woodcut initials and decorations, patterned endpapers by Pissarro, first vol. with armorial bookplate to front pastedown, second vol. with gift inscription to front free endpaper, some foxing and light finger marking, one leaf with large horizontal tear, hinges pulling; publisher’s cloth with gilt decorations by Ricketts, edge wear, some fraying and splitting, light soiling and scratching.

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Stock ID: 99825