Description: Dial (The), an Occasional Publication, edited by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon, no.1-5, no.1 with 7 plates after Ricketts, Shannon, and Reginald Savage, one by Shannon signed, 1889; no.2 number 198 of 200 copies, with a large woodcut by Reginald Savage, another by Lucian Pissarro after Shannon, 3 lithographs by Shannon, and a wood-engraving by Ricketts after Shannon, 1892; no. 3 with a large woodcut by Ricketts after Savage, others by T. Sturge Moore, Pissarro, and Shannon, 3 lithographs by Shannon, and 3 reproductions, 1983; no.4 with woodcuts by Pissarro, T. Sturge Moore (2), 2 lithographs by Shannon, 3 reproductions, and a specimen from the Vale Press; no.5 with woodcuts by Shannon, T. Sturge Moore (3) and Pissarro (2), 2 lithographs by Shannon, and two reproductions, 1897, no.1 and 2 with illustrations in text by Charles Ricketts, slightly spotted, mainly affecting endleaves, original pictorial wrappers, the first in cloth, uncut, folio, 1889-1897. ***The first number was published by Charles Shannon, the remainder in larger format by Hacon and Ricketts. This is only the sixth set of this scarce periodical to appear at auction in the last 30 years..
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