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November 17, 2013 11:00 AMCalender

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) Autograph Postcard Signed and Program.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) Autograph Postcard Signed and Program.
Postcard addressed to Otto Kylemann of 54 Doughty Street, London, postmarked 1893: "Dear Kylemann, I am all right again I am glad to say. Do come in on Thursday afternoon. Yours, Aubrey Beardsley," 4 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.
Avenue Theatre program, with cover illustration by Beardsley, London, 21 April 1894, advertising the 8:50 pm showing of Arms and the Man, by George Bernard Shaw, and The Land of Heart's Desire, by W.B. Yeats, quarto format bifolium with printing on all four pages, printed in London by David Allen & Sons, in blue ink; the paper evenly toned to beige; starting to split slightly at the foot of the fold, ink offsetting to Beardsley's illustration from the original printing procedure, 9 x 6 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $700-900

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Aubrey Beardsley, London, Otto Kylemann, Arms and the Man, George Bernard Shaw, David Allen & Sons, printing procedure