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    [Mark Beard, illustrator]. Edith Sitwell. The Death of Venus. New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Co., 1983.

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    First edition. Limited to 50 copies, of which this is number 18, signed by Mark Beard. Octavo. 59 pages. Color lithographs protected by tissue guards. Edited by and with an introduction by Michael Feingold. Unsewn signatures, as issued. Handmade box by Gérard Charrière and Carol Joyce in green cloth over boards, with a light slate Doric column in leather to spine, and silver lettering to top board. A previously unpublished 576-line poem by Dame Edith Sitwell. The third book published by Vincent FitzGerald & Co. An example of Beard's work from very early in his artistic career.



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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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