Publisher: London: William Heinemann, 1923.
Edition: First edition, number 7 of 380 numbered copies, signed by Beerbohm.
Bibliographical References: Gallatin & Oliver 21a.
Condition: Linen lightly soiled; lower cover with some slight bubbling to the cloth; fine copy in the uncommon original printed dust jacket (a little soiled and worn).
Book ID: 21648
Description4to, original white linen, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Frontis, 49 plates and an extra plate, signed by Beerbohm, laid in.
CommentsThree categories of caricatures by Beerbohm: "Tales of Three Nations," dealing with the history of England, France, and Germany; "Various Persons and Ideas," a miscellany concerned mostly with contemporary culture; and "Studies in the Eighteen-Seventies," being portraits of eminent mid-Victorians. The color frontispiece features Benito Mussolini, and the additional color plate is a jape on the artist himself.