The Beast. Illustrated by Alfred E. Kerr (1936)
Author: Claude Houghton
Book ID: 66706
The Beast. Illustrated by Alfred E. Kerr. Belfast: Quota Press, 1936. First Edition, Limited Issue. Pp 44, uncut. Blue buckram boards, lettered in gilt. Light fading to covers, contents in fine bright condition.
Limited Numbered Edition of 250 Copies, Signed by the Author & Illustrator.
Beautifully illustrated with ten plates by Alfred Edward Laws Kerr, known as “the Ulster Beardsley.” By the mid-1930s he was illustrating books for The Quota Press, in Belfast.
Claude Houghton was a British writer, principally of novels that have been characterised as “psychological romances, often embodying personal mysticism and a remote allegory”
SKU: 66706 Categories: Author Signed or Inscribed, English and American Literature, Illustrated, Literature