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ID: 2479
Genesis: Twelve Woodcuts by Paul Nash with the First Chapter of Genesis in the Authorised Version.
NASH, Paul


Category: Illustrated

Place/Publisher/Date:
London, Soho Nonesuch Press. 1924.

Description:

Limited edition; 4to; original black boards inscribed in gold. Printed by the Curwen Press on Zanders hand-made paper, cream laid with the Curwen Press watermark, the pages French folded, untrimmed. Edition of 350 this being out of series.
Illustrator's own copy inscribed in pencil to front free end paper "belongs to Paul Nash" and below this "for Minna with love from Paul". Twelve wood engravings in black and white by Nash, with the text printed in Rudolph Koch's Neuland type. Genesis is considered to contain some of Nash's finest engravings and marks the beginning of his association with the Curwen Press. A very good copy with slight wear to the extremities, front bottom right corner bumped and a couple faint marks to the rear board.

Price £4750.00

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