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Welcome to the specialist online shop, York

We are a specialist online bookshop dealing in rare books in the following areas:

- Modern First Editions
Fine Illustrated  Books and Private Press
Twentieth Century British Art
Twentieth Century European History
- Twentieth Century Ephemera


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If you wish to purchase or enquire about any item please contact us by e-mail or telephone.

We will be exhibiting at the York National Book Fair on the 15th/16th September.

If there is anything in Stock you would like to view we will happily bring to Stand 82.

If  in the meantime you wish to purchase or enquire about any item please contact us by e-mail or telephone.

 

 
Places: 7 Prints From Woodblocks Designed and Engraved by Paul Nash.

Places: 7 Prints From Woodblocks Designed and Engraved by Paul Nash.

NASH, Paul

Limited edition; 4to; original cloth backed boards with the first print repeated on the front cover. Signed by Nash, this being number 47 of 55 copies on japon paper with designs printed directly from the woodblocks. Places is unique among Nash's illustrated books for, apart from the printing it is entirely his own work. He wrote the 'prose poems' designed the cover, title page and illustrations and the text is printed in a facsimile of his hand writing. Claire Colvin writes that 'Places is a very private book; all the locations are ones which Nash had a very strong personal involvement'. This example is preserved in the rare original box covered in paper design by Nash, large printed label on upper cover, one joint neatly repaire. Fine a lovely copy, with a bump to one corner.



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