Swinburne's Poems illustrated by Harry Clarke

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2015-11-02 12:15:19


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Lot 51: (Clarke, Harry) Author: Swinburne, Algernon Charles. Title: Selected Poems. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company. Date Published: (1928). Description: (xxxi) , 217 pp. Frontispiece and 10 plates, plus head- and tailpieces by Harry Clarke, captioned tissue guards. (8vo) original black pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge green, others untrimmed, dust jacket, slipcase. First American Edition with Clarke's illustrations. Clarke's illustrations for Swinburne's poems are in the decadent and fairly erotic style for which this illustrated series is known. Condition: Slipcase sunned and lightly worn, corners restored; book and jacket fine. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $300-$500
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