SOUTH & EAST. John Masefield.


(Parsons, Jacynth).
  • London: Medici Society, 1929.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth
  • (x), 23, (3) pages

Price: $10.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 71845

First limited edition of 2750 copies printed on antique de luxe laid paper with a watermark. "South & East" printed in red on title page, with a circular device enclosing a sculpin-like fish beneath (Wight, 75). With 6 tipped-in watercolors in a late pre-Raphaelite style by Jacynth Parsons (1911-1992) who had previously illustrated Blake's Songs of Innocence(1927) and exhibited "Pictures From the Age of 3 to 16" at the Medici Galleries in London. They are the goddesses, he thought, at game...Soon they will blast me, but he watcht intent....Starlight and dawn a little colour lent (frontispiece caption). Randeria bookplate and that of another previous owner on front pastedown.