Item #1065 The Butterfly. Literary Periodical. Contributors.
The Butterfly. Literary Periodical

The Butterfly. Literary Periodical

London: Grant Richards for The Butterfly Press, 1899.

A fine selection of literary and artistic talent:

Beerbohm, Max
Bell, Robert
Chambers, Beatrice
Emanuel, Walter
Grieffenhagen, Maurice
Hiroshige, Ando
Morrison, Arthur
Outemaro (Utemaro, Kitagawa?)
Pennell, Joseph
Raven Hill, L.
Ross, Adrian
Sime, S. H.
Slade, Alfred
Whistler, James
Wilson, Edgar
Wimperis, A. H., among others.

Grant Richards established a publishing house in Covent Garden in London towards the close of the nineteeth century promoting the work of many extraordinary talents. His literary periodical, The Butterfly, is thought to reference the butterfly in Whistler's signature.

Item #1065

Two volumes, octavo, bound in contemporary green cloth, illustrated title page loose, a lovely complete set of twelve issues.

Price (AUD): $500.00  other currencies

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