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Beerbohm’s First Book

The Works of Max Beerbohm.

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1896.

Price: $400.00


About the item

First edition of the author’s first book (preceding the English edition), one of 1,000 copies printed (of which 401 were destroyed). [6], 165 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Beerbohm’s First Book. Original brown cloth upper cover and spine with a lovely art nouveau design. Beautiful, bright copy. In black cloth dropbox. Riewald 1; Gullan & Espey, #22.

Item #367420

Brilliant copy of Max's first book, collecting 8 essays from the young Beerbohm, including the wonderful “The Pervasion of Rouge” (“Nay, but it is useless to protest. Artifice must queen it once more in the town …”.