The Picture of Dorian Gray. Illustrated by by Henry Keen (1925)
Book ID: 64668
The Picture of Dorian Gray. With an introduction by Osbert Burdett. Authorized Edition with Illustrations by Henry Keen. London: John Lane, 1925. First Edition. Pp, 250. Black buckram cloth boards with gilt butterfly motif to front cover and gilt flower design on spine with decorated end papers. A nice bright copy.
A beautifully produced book with twelve striking illustrations by Henry Keen. Decorative head pieces & initials at the start of each chapter.
Henry Keen (1899-1935) was a British printmaker, painter, and lithographer who worked in the symbolist/decadent tradition. His illustrations for this edition of ‘Dorian Gray’ & Webster’s ‘The White Devil’ and the ‘Duchess of Malfi’ are wildly regarded.
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