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Page 179 - Nearly every book put out by Messrs. Elkin Mathews & John Lane, at the Sign of the Bodley Head, is a satisfaction to the special senses of the modern bookman for bindings, shapes, types, and papers. They have surpassed themselves, and registered a real achievement in English bookmaking by the volume of " Poems, Dramatic and Lyrical,
Page 175 - SCHAFF (DR. P.). LITERATURE AND POETRY: Papers on Dante, etc. Portrait and Plates, 100 copies only. 8vo.
Page 167 - List of Books IN BELLES LETTRES (Including some Transfers) Published by John Lane VIGO STREET, LONDON, W. NB — The Authors and Publisher reserve the right of reprinting any book in this list if a new edition is called for, except in cases where a stipulation has been made to the contrary, and of printing a separate edition of any of the books for America irrespective of the numbers to which the English editions are limited. The numbers mentioned do not include copies sent to the public libraries...
Page 177 - WILDE (OSCAR). The incomparable and ingenious history of Mr. WH, being the true secret of Shakespear's sonnets now for the first time here fully set forth, with initial letters and cover design by CHARLES RICKETTS.
Page 178 - Subscription £i per annum, post free, for the four numbers. Quarto, printed on hand-made paper, and issued in a limited edition to subscribers only. The Magazine will contain articles upon Literature, Music, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and the Decorative Arts; Poems ; Essays ; Fiction; original Designs; with reproductions of pictures and drawings by the old masters and contemporary artists. There will be a new titlepage and ornaments designed by the Editor. Among the contributors to the Hobby...
Page 173 - Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d. net. Very few remain. MARSTON (PHILIP BOURKE). A LAST HARVEST : LYRICS AND SONNETS FROM THE BOOK OF LIFE.
Page 166 - LE GALLIENNE'S sweetness and charm, I doubt that the marvel would have been wrought under another publisher. These publishers, indeed, produce books so delightfully that it must give an added pleasure to the hoarding of first editions.' — KATHARINE TYNAN in The Irish Daily Independent. ' To MESSRS. ELKIN MATHEWS AND JOHN LANE almost more than to any other, we take it, are the thanks of the grateful singer especially due ; for it is they who have managed, by means of limited editions and charming...
Page 172 - Fcap. 8vo. 3s. net. Transferred by the Author to the present Publishers. LEATHER (RK), & RICHARD LE GALLIENNE. THE STUDENT AND THE BODY-SNATCHER AND OTHER TRIFLES.
Page 157 - These fellows there are fighting for their land ! The English army through its cumbrous bulk Thrilled and astounded to the utmost rear, Twists like a snake, and folds into itself, Rank pushed through rank. Now are they hand to hand ! How short a front ! How close ! They're sewn together With steel cross-stitches, halbert over sword, Spear across lance, and death the purfled seam ! No!