Patchwork Quilt [Limited Edition] [Moses Hadas' Copy]
London: Fanfrolico Press, 1930. Very Good. Item #14648
London: Fanfrolico, n.d. . First Thus, Limited to 400 copies of which this is no. 64. Slim octavo; publisher's patchwork-patterned blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine; pp.; illus. throughout, many full-paged. Spine slightly cocked and significantly toned, light scuffing at corners, contemporary bookseller ticket to front pastedown, else Very Good, internally clean and sound.
Very early example of the artwork of Edward Bawden (1903-1989), at the time of this commission working part-time at the Curwen Press. He is today best remembered as a war artist during World War II, capturing the evacuation of Dunkirk before being posted in North Africa with the War Artists' Advisory Committee.
Provenance: Attractive contemporary ownership ex libris of Moses Hadas (1900-1966), himself a classical scholar who translated numerous works from the Ancient Greek and Latin.