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The Rape of the Lock: An Heroi-Comical Poem in Five Cantos

Author:
Alexander Pope (British, 1688–1744)
Illustrator:
Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (British, Brighton, Sussex 1872–1898 Menton)
Dedicatee:
Sir Edmund William Gosse (British, Hackney, Middlesex 1849–1928 London)
Printer:
Charles Whittingham & Co. (British, London)
Printer:
Chiswick Press (British, London)
Publisher:
Leonard Smithers & Co. (London)
Date:
1896
Medium:
Illustrations: process prints from line blocks
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 7 9/16 x 3/8 in. (26.4 x 19.2 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.807.7
Not on view
Reade 1967.403-412
John Russell Taylor The Art Nouveau Book in Britain. Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1966, pp. 98-102 ("The Dream" and binding illustrated).

Brian Reade, John Rothenstein Aubrey Beardsley. 1967, nos. 403-412, pp. 352-3 (book and related design drawings).

Simon Houfe Fin de Siecle: The Illustrators of the 'Ninties. London, 1992, pp. 73-76, ill.



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