The Eighteen Nineties. A Review of Art and ideas at the Close of the Nineteenth Century.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923,

Reprint. octavo, patterned paper boards and tan linen with printed spie label. 304 pp. Alfred A. Knopf, Item #24876

An interpretative history showing the various tendencies of the time as expressed in books and pictures. With chapters on Fin de Siecle 1890-1900, The Decadence, Oscar Wilde: The Last Phase, Aubrey Beardsley, The Incomparable Max, The Minor Poet, The Revival of Printing, and more. Illustrated. Dust jacket soiled with spine lettering faded, not price clipped, with small chips at front flap fold. Spine label with faint foxing. Edges of text block foxed and with bookworm holes at back inner hinge.

Price: $45.00

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