2 pages, 8vo, on gray stationery with Beardsley's imprinted street address, integral blank leaf: "May I add to the next number of The Yellow Book [of which Beardsley was art editor] a certain portrait of yourself by [John Singer] Sargent? It would really be quite too charming of you if you would lend it [to] me & consent to its reproduction. I am just returned from a vile séjour in the country...but really have picked up wonderfully since I've been back..."; Autograph letter signed to Ada Leverson (known as "The Sphinx"), [London], "Wednesday," n.d., one page 8vo, on gray stationery with Beardsley's imprinted street address, integral blank leaf (soiled): "I am so sorry I am engaged this evening -- It is so good of Mr. Leverson to get the introduction to Sir Arthur Sullivan for Raymond [probably the theatrical conductor and composer Raymond Roze]. I will let him know at once -- The [word indecipherable] has his little tricks..."; Autograph letter signed (initials) to Leonard Smithers (publisher of Oscar Wilde and Beardsley patron), [Bournemouth, 20 October 1896], one page, 8vo, on gray stationery, integral blank leaf, a few slight fold tears, with stamped envelope addressed by Beardsley, a brief letter regarding his drawings: "Here is Savoy cover No. 7 [Smithers was publisher of The Savoy, Beardsley the art editor]. I'm sorry you didn't like the Repetition of Tristan. I have begun the Herodiade. I am finishing the drawing you liked called 'Et ege in Arcadia.' Many thanks for Racine..."; Portrait photograph of Beardsley [by Russell and Sons], 5 1/2 x 4in. (140 x 100mm.), n.d., half-length, in jacket and bow tie; And 2 ephemeral items. (6) " /> BEARDSLEY, AUBREY. Autograph letter signed to Edmund Gosse ("Mon cher Maîtré"), [London], 5 September [1894], <I>2 pages, 8vo, on gray stationery with Beardsley's imprinted street address, integral blank leaf</I>: "May I add to the next number of <I>The Yellow Book</I> [of which Beardsley was art editor] a certain portrait of yourself by [John Singer] Sargent? It would really be quite too charming of you if you would lend it [to] me & consent to its reproduction. I am just returned from a vile séjour in the country...but really have picked up wonderfully since I've been back..."; Autograph letter signed to Ada Leverson (known as "The Sphinx"), [London], "Wednesday," n.d., <I>one page 8vo, on gray stationery with Beardsley's imprinted street address, integral blank leaf (soiled)</I>: "I am so sorry I am engaged this evening -- It is so good of Mr. Leverson to get the introduction to Sir Arthur Sullivan for Raymond [probably the theatrical conductor and composer Raymond Roze]. I will let him know at once -- The [word indecipherable] has his little tricks..."; Autograph letter signed (initials) to Leonard Smithers (publisher of Oscar Wilde and Beardsley patron), [Bournemouth, 20 October 1896], <I>one page, 8vo, on gray stationery, integral blank leaf, a few slight fold tears, with stamped envelope addressed by Beardsley,</I> a brief letter regarding his drawings: "Here is <I>Savoy</I> cover No. 7 [Smithers was publisher of <I>The Savoy</I>, Beardsley the art editor]. I'm sorry you didn't like the Repetition of Tristan. I have begun the Herodiade. I am finishing the drawing you liked called 'Et ege in Arcadia.' Many thanks for Racine..."; Portrait photograph of Beardsley [by Russell and Sons], <I>5 1/2 x 4in. (140 x 100mm.)</I>, n.d., half-length, in jacket and bow tie; And 2 ephemeral items. (6) | Christie's