(Corvinus Press.) DE LA MARE (Walter)


Description: 29/[40] COPIES, printed in Baskerville type on the recto of each sheet, using Goldflake handmade paper, ff. 28, 8vo, original quarter white buckram, fawn boards patterned with green and gold fern and star design, Press device in gilt to cloth of upper board, backstrip lettered in gilt, light spotting to cloth, t.e.g., others untrimmed, original glassine jacket now frayed, very good

Publication Details: The Corvinus Press, 1937

Notes: Distributed by Carlow as a Christmas and New Year gift to his friends, this copy designated in the printer's hand for 'E. Wells'. Wells was Carlow's contact at Printing Craft Ltd, and found for him his first press-man, G.J. Bolwell - afterwards supplying the Corvinus Press with paper; in the sales ledger, the recipient of this copy was originally listed as H.G. Wells, before being corrected (information courtesy of Paul W. Nash). Viscount Carlow intended to print the work of those authors whose work he admired, among them Walter de la Mare. Several times Carlow wrote to de la Mare requesting a...more

Bibliography: (Nash & Flavell 21)

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Price: £500

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1937

Stock Number: 65568

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