London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. Proof Copy. Printed Wraps. A Fine Uncorrected Proof Copy in Fine DJ. with a Provisional Publication Date of November 7th, 1968. Octavo. Pink printed wraps with dust jacket flap copy printed on paper and pasted to the front wrap. 95 pp with 44 illustrated plates. List of illustrations precedes text. With brief chronology and bibliography. Includes illustrated publisher's flyer for the limited/numbered facsimile edition of the Leonard Smithers 1896 edition of Aubrey Beardsley's Lysistrata.
Brigit Brophy; the foremost Beardsley literary essayist and critic offers a fine fully illustrated provocative essay of the short artistic career of the precociously intense and electrically erotic artist Aubrey Beardsley. Fine in Fine DJ. Item #7354