1927 Jzf8 limited edition

Copies examined

British Library: Cup.401.f.4/8
Curwen Press: N7

Title page (upper cover)

f2r

JOURNEY | OF THE MAGI | By T.S. ELIOT | [block: the 3 kings] | DRAWINGS BY E. McKNIGHT KAUFFER

Imprint and series

f6r

This is number 8 of | THE ARIEL POEMS | Published by Faber & Gwyer Limited | at 24 Russell Square, London, W. C. 1 | Printed at the Curwen Press, Plaistow

Limitation

f6v

This edition on Zanders' hand-made | paper is limited to 350 copies | This is No. [space for serial number]

Collation

[1]8; Ff1 and 8 are pastedowns.

Pagination

None.

Technical description

As Jzf1 but: 10(+2)pt. Imprint; line block in black with brown and grey; casing, thin card covered with yellow laid paper, upper cover printed as above; tissue wrapper.

Notes

Date, 1927, from B.M. catalogue.

B.L. copy un-numbered.

See Gilmour (1977) p.47 about Paul Nash and Ted Kauffer swapping the cover colours, because Nash objected to the yellow intended for Jzf7; in the upshot it was used for Jzf8 Eliot's Journey of the Magi.

Legal deposit date

See also

Robin Phillips, 1963

1927 Jzf8a ordinary edition

Copies examined

British Library: Cup.401.f.4/8
Curwen Press: N7

Title page (upper cover)

f2r

As Jzf8.

Imprint and series

f6r

This is number 8 of | THE ARIEL POEMS | Published by Faber & Gwyer Limited | at 24 Russell Square, London, W. C. 1 | Printed at the Curwen Press, Plaistow

Collation

[1]4.

Pagination

None.

Technical description

[Crown 8o: 7¼" × 4 ¾", white wove; type-setting and illustration as Jzf8; front cover probably yellow laid paper, printed as Jzf8].

See also

Robin Phillips, 1963