Austin Osman Spare. The Art Journal - February 1908 [ an illustrated essay ]. Austin Osman Spare: related works SPARE, R. E. D. Sketchley.

Austin Osman Spare. The Art Journal - February 1908 [ an illustrated essay ].

[ England ]: [ Mandrake Press Ltd ], ND [2008 ]. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Small quarto (9" x 7.5"). (16)pp. Stapled booklet in dark green printed card wrappers which cover design reproducing the original cover design of the February 1908 issue of "The Art Journal." Text and illustrations printed on 120 gramme cream goatskin parchment paper. Edition limited to 59 numbered copies, the limitation being given on a handsome label tipped onto the inside back cover. This attractively produced and designed work reproduces the text, and the four accompanying illustrations by Austin Osman Spare, of an essay R. E. D. Sketchley on Spare that was published in "The Art Journal" in February 1908. The article is of particular interest as it is not simply art criticism but also explores Spare's philosophy: the author evidently spoke with the artist at some length. A fine copy. Item #67050

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