London: William Heinemann, 1921. Limited First edition. Hardcover. fair to vg. 1/275. Quarto (10 1/4 x 7 1/2").  leaf (Frontispiece), VIIIpp (Text), 51 leaves (Plates). Original full purple cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. All paper edges gilt. Limitation page numbered and signed by the author. Tissue-guarded tipped-in color frontispiece. Illustrated title. Written by Max Beerbohm, a celebrated English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist who first became known in the 1890s as a dandy and a humorist, "A Survey" is a collection of 52 tipped-in plates (including frontispiece) of caricatures drawn by the artist.Some of the personalities featured in the caricatures are:Lloyd George; Mr. Balfour; Woodrow Wilson; Mr. Asquith; Count Wilhelm von Hohenzollern; Paderewski and D'Annunzio; Winston Churchill; Mr. Bonar Law, and others.Spine sunned, with closed tear at center. Front hinge slightly starting. Offsetting to endpapers. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition.
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