Contemporaries.

Rothenstein (William)

Contemporaries.

Portrait drawings. With appreciations by various hands.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 24 monochrome portraits by Rothenstein (who also contributes a short Preface), pp. 112, 8vo, original tan cloth, the backstrip lettered in blind (against a red ground) and gilt, the backstrip faintly darkened, t.e.g., the dustjacket frayed around head and browned to backstrip and borders, very good

Publication Details: Faber and Faber, 1937

Notes: Inscribed by the artist on the flyleaf, to a contributor of one of the 'appreciations' in the book: 'For my friend L.A.G. Strong, with warm thanks for his help - Wm Rothenstein, 26.10.37'. The recipient, whose ownership inscription (subscribed by the later one of his son, Patrick) is beneath Rothenstein's message, provides the tribute to W.B. Yeats that accompanies his friend's portrait other subjects include Tagore, Somerset Maugham, C. Day-Lewis, Stanley Spencer, et al. - with text provided by 'hands' including Belloc, Dunsany, Vaughan Williams, G.M. Trevelyan, and John Sparrow (the contribu...more

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Price: £225

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1937

Stock Number: 68007

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