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Great Britain 1889 – 1946




Saint Hercules and other stories 1922 Description: with a frontispiece and four pochoir colour illustrations by Paul Nash
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief, stencil woodcuts, hand-coloured with pochoir; letterpress Support: cream, laid, Zanders hand-made paper
Impression: 176/310
Edition: edition of 310
Publisher: The Fleuron
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1922

Edition Notes: An illustrated book featuring four hand-coloured pochoir illustrations and frontispiece. original quarter cloth Curwen patterned paper boards designed by Nash. This is Paul Nash's first pochoir book and one of the earliest British pochoir books. Printed by Oliver Simon at the Curwen Press, London.
Primary Insc: not signed.
Secondary Insc: numbered in black ink on colophon page '176'
Dimensions: book (closed) 29.9 h x 20.1 w cm book (open) 29.9 h x 40.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr Anna Gray 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2009.1097