Summary: Letters concern The Limited Editions Club interest in reproducing Charles Demuth's drawings for a new edition of "The Turn of the Screw," by Henry James (never published). Included are: 2 letters from Josephy to Demuth, June 20 and 28, 1934, and one letter to Frank Osborn, July 2, 1934; 2 letters from Charles Demuth to Josephy, June 24 and 29, 1934, regarding ownership of the drawings; and one letter from Arthur Dove to Josephy, September 8, 1936 with an explanation of the decision for not publishing the book.
Book designer; New York, N.Y.
Donated 1994 by Maria Josephy, daughter of Robert Josephy.
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Robert Josephy correspondence, 1934-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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