The Printed Work of Claud Lovat Fraser.

(Fraser.) [MILLARD (Christopher, a.k.a. Stuart Mason)]

The Printed Work of Claud Lovat Fraser.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 142/250 COPIES signed by the compiler, frontispiece self-portrait, Lovat Fraser tail-piece and 4 full-page illustrations at rear, 1 colour-printed, with a bad-tempered slip tipped in to the front endpapers explaining that the delay in the book's publication is 'due entirely to the printers', pp. xii, 106 + Illustrations, 8vo, original quarter black cloth with orange patterned paper boards, printed label (a trifle chipped) to backstrip, some minor rubbing and soiling, edges untrimmed, uncut, and a little dusty, free endpapers browned, very good

Publication Details: Henry Danielson, 1923

Notes: The copy of Reynolds Stone. Thought without mark of ownership, the pencilled note to this effect at the foot of the rear pastedown is that of his son-in-law, Jonathan Gili. Millard came to bookselling late in life, having earlier gained renown (under the name Stuart Mason) as the bibliographer of Oscar Wilde - and been embroiled in the disputes between Robert Ross and Lord Alfred Douglas. The vindictive fall-out from the latter led to his imprisonment for gross indecency - and it was following his release from which that he turned to bookselling....more

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Price: £175

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: 1923

Stock Number: 68204

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