Lot n° 598
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BUCKLAND WRIGHT -- SWINBURNE, A.C. Dolores. (Maastricht/Verwolde, A.A.M. Stols for E. v.d. Borch v. Verwolde), 1932. (48) pp. (last 2 lvs. are blanks). W. 11 wood-engr. by J. Buckland Wright (in first state). Sm-4°. Owrps. w. white printed paper label. (Some unobtrusive foxing marks in places, else in perfect condition). Very rare, printed in 3 variants of which this edition is the first (the wood-engravings of the female nudes being all in white line). Of this edition 50 copies were made (80 in all). During the printing process of Swinburne's Dolores, Van der Borch was placed under guardianship because of his exuberant lifestyle. His mother had to step in to pay the debts. - Reid A12-i; Van Dijk 314 and at length pp. 139-143 on the relation between Stols and Van der Borch: "'Dolores' is naar uitvoering een Stols-hoogtepunt; typografische poëzie, om met Van Royen te spreken."
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