Elsie and the Child

BENNETT, Arnold. Elsie and the Child. London: Cassell and Co., 1928.

Number 739 of a limited print run of 750 copies. Printed at the Curwen Press. Hardback. Condition: Good. Light-coloured cloth boards have some discolouration but pages are clean and unmarked throughout and stunning illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer remain vivid.





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Elsie and the Child Synopsis

Elsie and the Child is a novella written about Elsie Sprickett, a character in Riceyman Steps, a novel that Arnold Bennett wrote in 1923. This edition also features drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer.

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About Arnold Bennett

Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English author, best known as a novelist. He wrote 34 novels, 7 volumes of short stories, 13 plays, and a daily journal totalling more than a million words. He wrote articles and stories for more than 100 newspapers and periodicals, worked in and briefly ran the Ministry of Information in the First World War, and wrote for the cinema in the 1920s. Sales of his books were substantial, and he was the most financially successful British author of his day.

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Arnold Bennett


E. McKnight Kauffer


Cassell & Co.