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Venus and Cupid: An Impression in Prose after Velasquez in Colour

YOUNG, Filson

Regular price $50.00 Sale

Chiswick Press were the most frequently called upon printer for fine presses in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Alexander Bell Filson Young (1876-1938) was an Irish journalist and author of numerous works. While he wrote in a number of genres, this book would fall into his Aesthetic mode along the lines of other works by Young such as The Sands of Pleasure and The Wagner Stories. A beauticul collectable edition.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Chiswick Press
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Date Published: 1906
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    28 cm. Frontipiece engraving of a female nude. Limited edition. Number 24 of 422, of which 350 were for sale in Great Britain. Vellum spine. Boards gently warped. Thumbing. Corners bumped. Spine a bit darkened. Inside, the pages are clean and text unmarked.