Thomas Otway. [Aubrey Beardsley's Own Copy with His Original Hand Drawn Ink Bookplate, Signature and Name Stamp. ]
London: Vizetelly & Co, 1888. Reprint, unexpergated edition. Brown decorated hardback cloth cover with gilt titles. 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 392pp. This seemingly insignificant book is from the Mermaid Series of Best Plays of the Old Dramatists belonged to Aubrey Beardsley. On the ffep a hand drawn bookplate by Aubrey Beardsley is pasted, dated Xmas, 1888. On the half title page there is the signature A V Beardsley, Xmas 1888. On the reverse of the frontispiece in the top corner is an ink stamp BEARDSLEY.. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed and bumped, with slight lean to spine. Tissue guard missing from frontispiece. Rear endpaper missing .
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Keywords: Autographed Editions British Art Plays 1850 - 1900 Antiquarian