CRAIG, EDWARD GORDON

£145.00

Gordon Craig’s Paris Diaries 1932-1933

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North Hills, Pennsylvania: Bird & Bull Press, 1982.

A heretofore unpublished diary. Edited and with a Prologue by Colin Franklin. Number 251 of 325 (350) copies composed in Baskerville types and printed on heavyweight Bugrabutten mould-made paper. Octavo. 8.25 X 6 ins. 154 pp. Quarter bound in oasis leather with gilt rule and tips. Japanese paper covered boards. Gilt title on maroon leather spine label. 8 coloured facsimile pages of passages from the diary. An intimate self-portrait of the great man living in poor circumstances in Paris recalling days gone by and hoping for better things tomorrow. Near fine copy.

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