Lot 11: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Point-of-purchase poster for the first issue of The Yellow Book.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Point-of-purchase poster for the first issue of The Yellow Book. Black printed on yellow paper. 387x292 mm; 15 1/4x11 1/2 inches, sheet. Light soiling, 1/2-inch short clean tear to center of left margin, corner crease upper left, 4 circular areas along left (2 slightly abraded) from old glue adhesion on verso (6 more visible on verso, still with paper). London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, April 1894
Notes: scarce broadside for the premier issue of the great but short-lived British literary journal which was among the most famous projects of its art director, Aubrey Beardsley.