Curwen Press - Venus rising from the Sea, by Arnold Bennett.


Curwen Press - Venus rising from the Sea, by Arnold Bennett.

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Venus rising from the Sea, by Arnold Bennett.. 4to, 28cm,  pp.110, Cassell & Co, London, 1931.

Number 246 of 350 copies printed in Foundry Walbaum on handmade paper and signed by the artist. 8 full-page and 3 smaller drawings by E.McKnight Kauffer stencillled in watercolours employing the pochoir technique. Printed grey cloth with slipcase. Slipcase a little distressed at the top edge, else a very good to fine copy.

[Kauffer writing to Harold Curwen:] `Your part of the job has again been done with superb artistry. The colours are lovely, the texture of the wash is better than the originals. Personally, I feel indebted to you for having lifted these illustrations 80%.'

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