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The Poets' Corner

Beerbohm, Max

Published by William Heinemann, London, 1904
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 4, 2009

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Folio, 14.5 by 11 inches, 37 by 28 cm. Twenty color lithograph plates. Beerbohm's inimitable satirical caricatures of Omar Khayyam, Robert Browning, Boethe, Matthew Arnold, Henrik Ibsen, Lord Byron, Walt Whitman, William Watson, William Wordsworth, Lord Tennyson, Paul Verlaine, Shakespeare, Coleridge, Yeats, Homer, Robert Burns, Dante, Austin Dobson and Edmund Gosse, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Rudyard Kipling. Printed by Hazell Watson and Viney. Original wrappers, with chipping and minor losses by the joints and on the spine, as well as along the edges. The pages are on brittle card, as always the case. That said, this is a remarkably well-preserved copy of a work that unfortunately, given the acidity of the paper, seldom survives in good shape. Bookseller Inventory # 002709

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Poets' Corner

Publisher: William Heinemann, London

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Beerbohm, Max

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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