Lot 159: Nevinson (Christopher Richard Wynne, 1889-1946). Modern War. Paintings by C.R.W. Nevinson, with an Essay by P.G. Konody, Grant Richards, 1917, lacking the colour frontispiece, 24 monochrome reproductions, original green cloth with printed paper label to spine and upper cover, rubbed and worn to foot of spine and lower corners, in dust jacket (worn with loss to spine and lower corners), 4to. Limited edition of 75 copies, originally containing the etching Returning to the Trenches, this copy numbered 48, and signed by the publisher. The etching is not present. Presentation inscription by Nevinson to front endpaper 'To Robert Mountsier, C.R.W. Nevinson, Feb 8. 1917.'. Robert Mountsier (1888-1972) was an American journalist, literary agent and later newspaper editor, who acted as D.H. Lawrence's American agent from October 1920 to 1923. (1)
Dominic Winter's The John Camfield Collectionof British Etchings 1850-1980& Other Properties Auction October 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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