Books of the "Nineties". Being Catalogue Forty - Two Issued by Elkin Mathews Ltd.
London: Elkin Mathews Ltd., no date, circa 1930? Item #30399
9" x 5.75". 123pp. Illustrated perfect bound wrappers. Light soiling and wear, else VG+ condition. This catalogue includes 1093 items, and is especially heavy with books by Aubrey Beardsley, Oscar Wilde and William Butler Yeats. The cover reproduces a drawing by Beardsley which appeared in his illustrations for the Rape of the Lock. The original drawing is item # 12 in this catalog, being offered for 105 British pounds. With an introduction by Holbrook Jackson. Jackson was the author of many books, including The Anatomy of Bibliomania, and was one of the leading bibliophiles of his era.