Item #313170 THE IDLER Magazine, January, 1901 issue. Sidney H. SIME, and.
THE IDLER Magazine, January, 1901 issue.
THE IDLER Magazine, January, 1901 issue.
THE IDLER Magazine, January, 1901 issue.
THE IDLER Magazine, January, 1901 issue.
THE IDLER Magazine, January, 1901 issue.

THE IDLER Magazine, January, 1901 issue.

London: The Idler, 158, Strand, 1901. First Edition (& 1st printing). Octavo, original pictorial wrappers. Single issue of this magazine, Edited and with numerous contributions by Sime. pp i-iv, [382] - 472, v-vi, 473-474, vii-viii, 475-476, xi-xii; complete with all advertisements and illustrations.. Sime contributes seven black & white illustrations: "___?" (p. 382, fauns gathering in a forest, full-page); "Amabel" (p. 416, full-page); "Unhand me, my Lord" (p. 419, full-page); "What a Sight met the Eyes of the Aged Peer!" (p. 421, ½ page); (these three for 'Amabel; Or, Only an Upper Housemaid', Anon); "The Strange Woman" (p. 423, full-page); "There was an Old Woman of Tappington Moor" (p. 439, full-page); "The Down Express" (p. 452, full-page); plus numerous other smaller illustrations and designs throughout the text. Sime was Editor of THE IDLER September 1900 - January 1901. Faint creases to covers, minor browning, a very good to near fine copy, unrestored and in lovely condition with a complete, unchipped spine that has a tiny tear at the bottom edge. Rare in the original wrappers. Item #313170

¶ Sidney Sime is an almost legendary name in the world of illustration. He grew from poverty and obscurity to become ‘the Greatest Living Imaginative Artist’. Sime is mostly remembered for his fantastic artwork, especially his story illustrations for Irish fantasy author Lord Dunsany.

Price (USD): $200.00