Lysistrata

Lysistrata

Aristophanes; Aubrey Beardsley (Illustrator) , Aubrey Beardsley(illus.)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Beardsley Press
Date Published: 1927
Edition: Limited Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 41705

Description

99pp. Quarto [29 cm] 1/4 silver and black cloth with black paper over boards, and the title stamped in black ink on the backstrip. Silver and black patterned endpapers. Good only. The extremities are mildly bumped and rubbed, and there is a contemporary owner's name on the front flyleaf (this page is almost completely detached). The text block is cracked multiple times, and the gatherings are a little loose. A few of the pages are lightly soiled, and there is a 2 and 1/2" closed tear in the bottom margin of p. 71. All plates are present.

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A limited edition featuring erotic illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. Of this edition of Lysistrata 750 copies have been printed. This is subscription number 187.