first edition Hardcover
1897 · London
by C. Hazelwood, Shannon & J.W. Gleeson White (Editors)
London: Henry & Co, 1897. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. dark salmon cloth, front covers lettered in gilt with and with gilt motifs. Very good. 2 vols. 243 (ix), 266 (vii) pages. 10.5 x 8". Complete collection of this important periodical that originated from the close artistic and literary collaboration of artists at the end of the 19th c. Illustrated throughout with 41 monochrome and colour plates and some in text vignettes or pl. In Vol. I : title-page designed by Selwyn Image, original lithograph by James Abbot McNeil Whistler, and contains the 1st publication of 2 poems by W. B. Yeats. Vol. II contains 1 original woodcut in 5 blocks by L. Pissarro and ill. by G. Moreau, L. Housman, Puvis de Chavannes, W. Crane, etc. Endpapers designed by Lucien Pissarro. Wear to backstrip extremities, rubbing to corners.
(Inventory #: 22509)