CRAIG, Edward Gordon. VON HOFMANNSTHAL, Hugo. ~ Der Weisse Fächer: Ein Zwischenspiel.
No. 796 of 800 copies. With 4 remarkable and intense wood cuts by Edward Gordon Craig. Printed in ochre and black at the Insel-Verlage Leipzig. 4to., attractive original cream cloth backed patterned paper covered limp boards, gilt lettering on spine. A very bright copy, endpapers with some browning,a couple of tiny holes at bottom of back cover, otherwise clean and bright.
With the booklabel of Gordon Craig scholar Lindsay Newman.
Count Harry Kessler commissioned Gordon Craig to do these extraordinary, atmospheric designs for Hofmannsthal’s play. They were later to collaborate on the remarkable Cranach Press Hamlet.