CARRINGTON

[Dora Carrington; Bloomsbury; bookplates; art] Autograph Letter Signed Noel Carrington to King [?], about his sister's work (Carrington) and Lytton Strachey's library.

Author: 
[Dora Carrington] Noel Carrington [Noel Lewis Carrington (1895 – 1989), book designer, editor, publisher, and the originator of Puffin Books.]
Publication details: 
Long Acre Farm, Lambourn, Berks, RG16 7UH
£220.00

Two pages, cr. 8vo, fold marks, good condition. Text: Your enquiry about woodcuts and bookplates made by my sister Dora Carrington for Lytton Strachey and others: You will find in the book on her Letters & Diaries edited by David Garnett (Cape 1970) and Paper Back OUP, several reproductions of her work in that medium, either for Hogarth Press, or for book plates for friends. It was John Nash who taught her, he himself being an experienced engraver. I have one of two original proofs but value them too highly to spare them.

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