Beresford Egan 2005 by Adrian Woodhouse ~ British Art Deco artist ~ Tartarus Press ~ numbered edition


Title: Beresford Egan
Author: Adrian Woodhouse

Description: First Edition. Limited to 750 hand numbered copies, this being copy #356. Bound in red cloth with gilt illustration on front board. Red marbled endpapers; silk page marker ribbon. Illustrated throughout. Quarto. 164 pages. A fine copy in fine dust jacket.  

An excellent study of Beresford Egan (1905-1984), ''one of the few truly original British exponents of Art Deco,'' published on the centenary of his birth. The first quarter of the book is a biography of Egan's life and work, accompanied by a detailed bibliography. Following this are nearly 100 pages of illustrations, including both published works and never seen before illustrations (twenty-five color; seventy-nine black-and-white). Includes several book and dust-wrapper illustrations, including those for Aleister Crowley's Moonchild, Les Fleurs du Mal, and several works published by William Godwin, Denis Archer, and Fortune Press. Includes an index for the essay and a list of illustrations.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine

Publisher: Tartaurs Press
Year: 2005

ISBN: 1872621937

Keywords: Art Deco, England, biography,

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