1907 A Book of Caricatures
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Colour Plates, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition.
An entertaining collection of caricature pictures by Max Beerbohm, a wonderful example of his popular work that led the rise of popularity in the genre.
This volume focuses on his caricature portraits, with humorous portraits of Henry James, H. G. Wells, Lord Althorp, Lord Lytton, Winston Churchill, Hilaire Belloc, Arthur Balfour, and more.
Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and forty-eight monochrome plates.
Prior owner's ink inscription of F. B. Chancellor to the recto of the front endpaper, dated 1968.
In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding with paper to the boards. Externally, a little worn, Some loss of paper to the extremities. Marks and a little discolouration to the boards and spine, with a few small dampstains to the front board and a ring mark to the rear board. Light bumping to the spine and extremities. Spine is a little faded. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto of the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with only the occasional spot.
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