Object ID 003206
Object Name Against the Grain
Object Desc By J.K. Huysman with an introduction by Havelock Ellis and illustrations by Arthur Zaidenberg.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002890
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 20
Object Date 1931
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Against the Grain,Arthur Zaidenberg,J.K. Huysman,books,illustrations,
Title Against the Grain
Sub-Title À rebours
Description / Abstract About the life of Jean des Esseintes, a French aristocrat who lived an outlandish lifestyle, but rejects it and retreats to his country estate, educating himself on various philosophies and recalling his outlandish life.
Physical Description A hard covered book with a navy blue cover and a spine with black and gold. Spine lists the author and title and publisher. Inner cover is a light blue. This edition inculdes a long introduction by Havelock Ellis and illustrations by Arthur Zaidenberg. The pages have deckle edges and some are uncut.
Publisher Illustrated Editions Company
Publisher Details All that is known is that they were located in New York City and published other books as well.
Spine / Label
Date APR 10,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The spine has faded and some wear. The pages are deckle edged. Some pages are chipped, ripped (pg. 12), and trimmed because of cutting open pages. However, some pages remain uncut.
Date APR 18,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin