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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1900: Item # 1138435

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Fiona Kenny Antiques
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P.O. Box 11
Thorold, Ontario, Canada L2V 3Y7

Guest Book
$175 each

This is a group of three of the famous English illustrated quarterly called The Yellow Book. This late 19th century series featured art, essays, discussions, poetry and criticism. They were 8-1/4 x 7" hardbacks in yellow and featured artistic cover illustrations as well as inserted plates, including illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and others. Offered here is Volume 1 April 1894 Second Edition, with four Beardsley illustrations as well as the cover, 272 pages (excluding end advertisements and lists). Ballantyne Press, darkened spine, light soiling on covers, rounded corners, bruising and fraying to upper and lower spine, foxing/inscription inner covers. The second is Volume III October 1894, one Beardsley plus cover, condition as above except folded top and bottom of spine, minimal soiling, no spine darkening, no inscriptions but inside covers foxing. The third is Volume V April 1895 with no Beardsley illustrations. Condition as Volume I except no inscriptions, tears to spine, except foxing extending to front Contents page and occasional spots on some original pages. For more information on this series check out Wikipedia, etc. These volumes are in very good condition as described with no losses or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $20 (other spots may vary, air is higher) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.