THE POEMS OF ERNEST DOWSON. With a memoir by Arthur Symons. Four illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and a portrait (frontis) by William Rothenstein. DOWSON. ERNEST., Beardsley. Aubrey. Illustrates.

THE POEMS OF ERNEST DOWSON. With a memoir by Arthur Symons. Four illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and a portrait (frontis) by William Rothenstein.

John Lane, The Bodley Head. London.,1905.

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.1 inches). Portrait frontis (from a drawing by Rothenstein), photo portrait of Dowson and initial letter, plus four fine full page illustrations by Beardsley, reproduced from the 1899 edition of The Pierrot of the Minute. Two neat previous owners names on front free endpaper, one with a line neatly drawn through it. Some very minor offsetting to the blank endpapers, otherwise a bright copy in the publishers green cloth binding with gilt ruling and lettering to the spine and a simple gilt design, by Aubrey Beardsley, to the front board. Top edge gilt. Minor bumping to the board edges but still a lovely copy of this scarce and beautiful edition.:.

Item #7777

Price: £300.00

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