BEARDSLEY--ARISTOPHANES | The Lysistrata of Aristophanes, 1896, number 21 of 100 copies
THE LYSISTRATA OF ARISTOPHANES. LONDON: [LEONARD SMITHERS], 1896
folio, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 21 OF 100 COPIES, frontispiece and 7 plates by Aubrey Beardsley, original upper cover label retained on preliminary blank, later half blue morocco, title in gilt on spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers
Lasner notes that this edition was issued in October 1896. The translation was by Samuel Smith (1867-1838). A pencil note in the front of this copy notes that it was from the library of Sir Hugh Walpole, although the author's "Brackenbury" bookplate is not present.
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