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ILLUST{ATIONS Lisa Baskin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 ‘Passagalia of Venüs & Adonis Performed by Mrs Santlow’ . . . . 25 Vignette for ‘La Sylphide’ . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Hendrik Heerschop’s ‘The Alchemist’s Experiment Takes Fire’ (1687) . 38 From Elias Ashmole Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum (1652) . . . . 41 Title page of Dictionnaire Anecdotique des Nymphes du Palais-Royal’ (1826) 46 Dictionnaire Anecdotique des Nymphes with De La Prostitution dans la Ville de Paris (1836) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Boulevard St. Denis. Chromolithograph . . . . . . . . 59 Fold-out hand colored etched frontispiece to [ Jean]-[Pierre]. Cuisin. Les Nymphes du Palais-Royal. Paris, 1815. . . . . . . . . 62 Bookplate of Dame Alice Brownlowe . . . . . . . . . 68 Belton: The Study (top), The Library (lower) . . . . . . . 70 Viscount Tyrconnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Title page of The Savoy Cocktail Book 1930 . . . . . . . . 84 The basement of the Savoy . . . . . . . . . . . 91 “If all be true that I do think…” . . . . . . . . . . 92 Cover of the 1895 Sale Catalogue of 16, Tite Street . . . . . . 96 Presentation copy of Poems 1881 to Constance . . . . . . . 99 Oscar Wilde by Max Beerbohm . . . . . . . . . 104 George Wither, A Collection of Ancient and Modern Emblems (1735) . . 117 A painted wooden board from 1904 . . . . . . . . . 119 The Duchess Anna Amalia. . . . . . . . . . . 122 The Anna Amalia Library, the Rococo Room . . . . . . 126 Upper board for A Series of Etchings Representing the Power and Progress of Genius (1806) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 T. E. Lawrence - Exhibition Poster. . . . . . . . . 143

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