Elkin Mathews. Publisher to Yeats, Joyce, Pound.

Madison, Wisc. Univ of Wisconsin Press, (1989),

First Edition. octavo, maroon cloth. (300)pp. Univ of Wisconsin Press, Item #3732

Mathews' career in publishing "coincided with the transition from Victorian to modern literature, a period which literary historians date from about 1880 to 1920...what makes Mathews unique is the role he played in encouraging new poets..." Well designed, his books featured innovative designers and illustrators like Beardsley and others. With a checklist of Mathews imprints. Illustrated throughout. Very fine copy. Without jacket, as issued.

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