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Elsie and the Child Arnold Bennett (Author), Edward McKnight Kauffer (Illustrator) Publication Date: 1929 Condition: Near Fine
Elsie and the Child Arnold Bennett (Author), Edward McKnight Kauffer (Illustrator) Publication Date: 1929 Condition: Near Fine
Elsie and the Child Arnold Bennett (Author), Edward McKnight Kauffer (Illustrator) Publication Date: 1929 Condition: Near Fine
Elsie and the Child Arnold Bennett (Author), Edward McKnight Kauffer (Illustrator) Publication Date: 1929 Condition: Near Fine
Elsie and the Child Arnold Bennett (Author), Edward McKnight Kauffer (Illustrator) Publication Date: 1929 Condition: Near Fine
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Elsie and the Child Arnold Bennett (Author), Edward McKnight Kauffer (Illustrator) Publication Date: 1929 Condition: Near Fine

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Title: Elsie and the Child

Publisher: Cassell and Company Limited, La Belle Sauvage, London,

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

[3, blank], [2], [1 blank], hand-coloured pochoir frontispiece, hand-coloured pochoir portrait vignette title-page, [1], 87, [1 blank] printed pages. Six hand-coloured pochoir plates. Hand-coloured pochoir headpiece & tailpiece. Number 735 of 750 copies printed on handmade paper at the Curwen Press. Lower and fore-edges untrimmed. Printed in 14- on 16-point Baskerville with Berthold's Walbaum for display. 20 x 26 cm. Original cream cloth. Grey lettering on spine and upper board. Extremely mild handling with spine extremely mildly age-toned: a very bright copy. Beautifully preserved in the original black paper covered slipcase with very good condition printed paper label. Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954) rose to fame as a poster designer for London Transport & Shell. 'The technical skill of its reproduction is beyond praise, look at the opening text page; a perfect collaboration between Kauffer and Simon' (Desmond Flower). 'Part of the stencilling was applied by a sponge and the result was spectacular.' (Oliver Simon in `Printer and Playground'). Bookseller Inventory # 4420