Card binding

Aubrey Beardsley.


Tanned card binding with an illustration.

8 x 5¼ inches

Beardsley was employed to define The Yellow Book’s character by giving it a distinctive visual style, and this binding for the Prospectus strikes precisely the controversial note he was trying to convey. [continued below]

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Photograph and text by Simon Cooke

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