THIRTY-TWO ILLUSTRATIONS BY PAUL NASH

Urne Buriall and the Garden of Cyrus … with Thirty Drawings by Paul Nash.  Edited with an Introduction by John Carter. 

London, [Curwen Press, for] Cassell & Co., 1932. 

Large 4to, pp. xx, 146, [2, blank], with an initial limitation leaf, a half-title, and thirty-two pochoir illustrations after Nash; a fine copy in the original Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding of stiff vellum, with inlays of brown leather, gilt, to a design by Nash; no slipcase; bookplate of the poet and broadcaster D. G. Bridson.

£6500

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US $8414€7719

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First edition, No. 177 of 215 copies on paper handmade by J. Barcham Green, the most celebrated of Nash’s illustrated books, the drawings beautifully reproduced using the pochoir technique by the Curwen Press. 

Sir Herbert Read thought the work ‘one of the loveliest achievements of contemporary art’, and it represents a high-point for the Curwen Press. 

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