Beardsley's Last Book

Volpone: or The Foxe. With a critical essay on the author by Vincent O'Sullivan together with an eulogy of the artist by Robert Ross.

London: Leonard Smithers, 1898.

Price: $500.00

About the item

No. 22 of 1000 copies on Art Paper. Frontispiece, five initial letters, and cover designs by Aubrey Beardsley. 1 vols. 4to. Beardsley's Last Book. Original blue cloth, blocked in gilt with Beardsley's designs on upper and lower covers, slight cover wear, else fine and attractive.

Item #25244

Beardsley had intended a series of 24 drawings for Jonson's Venetian comedy, but died before completing it, at the age of 26.