Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line
Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line

Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line

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Drinkwater, John; Rutherston, Albert. Claud Lovat Fraser: With Representative Examples of His Work Reproduced in Collotype and Line. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. Limited Edition. No 28 of 50 copies, signed by both authors on limitation page. [6395]

Black cloth, 10 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, top page edge gilt, rest deckled, red ribbon marker. An ex library copy with labels & date due slip on the rear end papers, ink name stamp on the tp, and one ink name stamp in the margin of one page of text. Plates are clean and unmarked. The front and back free end papers have shadows from removed cello tape that once held a library wrapper, sometime removed. Preliminaries, 39 text pages ; frontispiece plus 26 plates in collotype and 13 plates produced by line process blocks. Some plates are in color; each with descriptive tissue guard. Good. Hardcover.

Claud Lovat Fraser (1890-1921), English artist and author, theatre costume & stage designer; as an officer in a Light Infantry battalion during WWI he survived a gas attack, but was invalided home and never fully recovered. He was discharged with the rank of Captain at the end of the war. His career as an artist was bright and brief; dying after surgery in 1921. A memorial exhibition of his work was held in December 1921 at the Leicester Galleries in London.