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Aubrey Beardsley Checklist

Dear Book Arts Member,

"An essential resource for all interested in Beardsley."

Oak Knoll Press is now distributing -


A Selective Checklist of the Published Work of Aubrey Beardsley
                                 by Mark Samuels Lasner


This book represents the first attempt in half a century to assemble the=20
immense body of literature about Aubrey Beardsley into a coherent whole.=20
Owing to Beardsley's popularity as draftsman and illustrator, scholarship=20
on this artist has mushroomed out of control and encouraged various=20
ambiguities and oft-repeated errors. Mark Samuels Lasner's checklist=20
attempts to combat such misconceptions while providing the reader with new=

The book is arranged chronologically, providing a list of the books and=20
periodicals which contain Beardsley's drawings, illustrations, designs, and=
bindings. Beardsley's own writings, published during his lifetime and=20
posthumously, as well as posters, bookplates, and ephemera are all=20
assembled here in bibliographic form. Lasner's work provides an essential=20
and extensive index with cross references to previous standard sources.=20
This work will soon be a standard reference for all collectors, curators=20
and booksellers interested in Aubrey Beardsley.

Mark Samuels Lasner is a recognized authority on Victorian art and=20
literature. He is the author of William Allingham: A Bibliographic Study=20
(1993), coauthor of several books on England in 1880s and 1890s, and=20
president of the William Morris Society of the United States. Published by=
Thomas G. Boss Fine Books.

1995, 6" x 9", illustrated, 128 pages
Hardcover: ISBN 0-9644734-0-2 / Order# 59788-X / Price $75.00 or =A347.00
  To view this book go to http://www.oakknoll.com/pressrel/beard.html

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