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The Venture; an annual of art and literature.

London, J. Baillie, [1903-1905]
Physical Description:
2 v. illus., fronts., plates (part col., part mounted) 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process PR1149 .V4 1903
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Melville and Naomi Stone
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN Purdy 364: Volume for 1903 only. Bookseller's label: The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc., 104 High St., New Haven, Conn.
Housman's "The oracle" was first printed in v. for 1903, p. 39. In addition to the editors, Masefield, Chesterton, Hardy and Francis Thompson are among the contributors.
"When bony death has chilled her gentle blod," by John Masefield, p. 1, 1903 vol. is listed in Literary Contents with title "Beauty's mirror". Cf. His Blindness, p. 74 of 903 vol.
Volume for 1903 includes a poem by Thomas Hardy, "The market girl: a country song," (p. 10).
Tinker Library, 1245
Purdy, R.L. Hardy, p. 144
Edited by L. Housman and W.S. Maugham.
Subject Terms:
English literature -- 20th century.
Booksellers' labels (Provenance) -- Brick Row Book Shop.
Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
Masefield, John, 1878-1967.
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Market girl.
Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907.
Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. Oracle. 1903.

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