London: Grant Richards for The Butterfly Press, 1899.
A fine selection of literary and artistic talent:
Outemaro (Utemaro, Kitagawa?)
Raven Hill, L.
Sime, S. H.
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.
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