[Cover title:] The Four Seasons.

(Curwen Press.) RUTHERSTON (Albert, Illustrator)

[Cover title:] The Four Seasons.

[A Calendar & Diary with designs by Albert Rutherston.]

Description: SOLE EDITION, 4 full-page colour-printed illustrations by Albert Rutherston with small vignette to title-page by the same printed in blue, the text-pages with green line-border, [unpaginated], 12mo, original beige cloth with colour-printed label designed by Rutherston inset to upper board, a hint of faint foxing to endpapers, original Press advertisement laid in (a single sheet with typographic header and footer printed in red), very good

Publication Details: Plaistow, Curwen Press, 1922

Notes: Inscribed by the artist on the flyleaf: 'For Michel, affectly Albert, Xmas 1922' - the recipient is obscure, but Michel Salaman is the outstanding candidate. The quality of the printing met with the artist's approval, and the production marked the beginning of a golden decade for the Press. A delightful little gift book, of utmost scarcity - with no other copies currently for sale, and no record on COPAC; it functioned as an advertisement (indeed it begins with a statement headed thus) for the Press's new phase under the guidance of Harold Curwen and Oliver Simon. None of its recipients could ...more

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Price: £800

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1922

Stock Number: 60062

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