The BAN Of MAPLETHORPE.; With a Memoir of the Author. . . 'Clinton Dering, Baddesley' - Contributor, dward, eneage. 1827 - 1892, Rebecca Dulcibella Orpen Ferrers. 1830 - 1923 Dering.
The BAN Of MAPLETHORPE.; With a Memoir of the Author.
The BAN Of MAPLETHORPE.; With a Memoir of the Author.
The BAN Of MAPLETHORPE.; With a Memoir of the Author.

The BAN Of MAPLETHORPE.; With a Memoir of the Author.

London and Leamington: Art and Book Company, 1894. 1st Edition (Wolff 1786). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy, in the year of publication, from R. D. Dering ['Baddesley Clinton'], to a Rev. Henry Norris. 2 volumes: [8], 248; [2], [249] - 492, 50 pp. Erratum slip after title leaf, vol II. Illustrated with 7 plates (tissue guards present). 12mo. Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt stamping. Vol I with [presumed] Deering arms to front board. Red patterned paper eps. Bindings show some wear to extremities. Hinges just starting. Age-toned throughout and with some dust-soiling. Ffep to volume two with chip to fore-edge. Vol II with po signature (Rev. Henry Norris). Withal, a VG set. Item #47710

Rebecca Dering was Edward's second wife.

Per Wolff, "This [the Memoir] and the pictures illustrate the weird ménage described by Sadleir (I, 84-85); but he did not have this book. For sheer gentle English loony eccentricity this ranks high."

Price: $300.00