Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare. Austin Osman: related works SPARE, Robert Ansell, Kenneth Grant, Hannen Swaffer.
Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare.
Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare.
Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare.
Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare.

Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare.

London: Fulgur, 2005. First edition - Edition deluxe. Hardcover. Oblong Quarto, 12in. x 9 3/4in., (viii) + 86 + (viii) pp. Original quarter black morocco leather over black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine and blindstamped device on front board. Housed in black cloth slipcase. This is the deluxe edition, limited to 93 numbered copies, signed by Kenneth and Steffi Grant (There was also a softcover issue, as well as a regular trade hardcover issue). Profusely illustrated with magnificent color plates throughout. Borough Satyr was published to accompany an exhibition of Spare's work held at The Maas Gallery in London, in 2005. Aside from glorious reproductions of art works by Spare it includes a biographical introduction by Robert Ansell, and essays and reminiscences of Spare by Clifford Bax, Ithell Colquhoun, Kenneth and Steffi Grant, Hadyn Mackay, John Smith, Hannen Swaffer, and others. Includes bookmark with AOS design on one side and list of "Tpographical Transgressons and Living Lacuna" on the other, plus a promotional postcard with the same self-portrait by Spare as is on the front panel of the dustjacket of the book. Fine in Fine dust jacket, housed in Fine slip case. Item #64293

Price: $450.00