Ford (Ford Madox) - Mister Bosphorus and the Muses.


Ford (Ford Madox) - Mister Bosphorus and the Muses.

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Ford Madox Ford. Mister Bosphorus and the Muses or, a Short History for Poetry in Britain, Variety Entertainment in Four Acts. Music by Several Popular Composers. Decorated with designs engraved on wood by Paul Nash. Crown 4to, first edition, 25cm, 126p, Duckworth & Co, Henrietta Street, 1923.

Set in Caslon and printed on good quality laid paper. Number 4 of just 70 special copial copies with 6 plates on tinted hand-made paper and signed by the artist, wood-engraved plates and illustrations by Paul Nash, the plates on different coloured papers, also design for pictorial upper cover of trade edition bound in at the beginning. Stain to outer margin of first and last few leaves, book label of F.R. Furber. Original cloth-backed patterned cloth, uncut, slightly rubbed and soiled, new endpapers. A very good copy.

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