Aubrey Beardsley on Sotheran’s
BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. Letters From Aubrey Beardsley To Leonard Smithers.
Chiswick Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1937.
Sqaure 8vo. Original decorative cloth, the covers gilt-stamped with a grid pattern; pp. xvi, , pictorial title page after a Beardsley design, pictorial endpapers, 2 photogravure portraits, a fine copy.
First edition. Edited with an introduction and notes by R.A. Walker. In letter 78 Beardsley writes " Some kind person has sent me Browning's Poems from Sotheran, and Sotheran has sent me the bill. I feel like some helpless target stuck down here to be shot at. Can't you find something compromising about Sotheran?"