A Rude Book


Tell [pseudonym of Albert William Buhrer, 1878-1951]

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Tell [pseudonym of Albert William Buhrer, 1878-1951]. A Rude Book. London: Cecil Palmer | Printed by the Arden Press, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 61. 4to., measuring 9.25″ x 11.5″. Quarter tan cloth over like paper boards, red lettering to spine and the front title label. Untrimmed page edges. Featuring a plethora of wonderfully amusing caricatures of prominent individuals of the era including: Max Beerbohm, G.K. Chesterton, Jacob Epstein, Augustus John, Sir Alfred Mond, John Drinkwater, Lady Astor, Hilaire Belloc, Lord Birkenhead amongst many others. Extremities show light sunning to the spine, mild edgewear, contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with no inscriptions or markings. Overall, very good+. “Limited Edition of One Thousand copies, of which 500 copies are for sale in the British Empire and 500 copies in the United States of America.” Hardcover. (#1249) $169.00