One of only 85 special copies, with an extra suite of 8 prints from the block
GILL, Eric. SKELTON, Christopher. ~ The Engravings of Eric Gill.
Wellingborough Christopher Skelton 1983
No. 9 of only 85 special copies, with an extra suite of 8 prints taken from the original wood blocks (there were also 1350 ordinary copies). Hundreds of illustrations by Gill, including several colour and fold-out examples. Printed on St Cuthbert's Mill archival rag paper. 2 volumes, together with the portfolio of prints. Folio, bound by Desmond Shaw of Cambridge in original quarter tan pigskin, rust cloth boards, prints housed in folding rust cloth portfolio, all 3 volumes housed together in original slipcase. Spines of both volumes very slightly darkened, otherwise an excellent set.
The 8 prints in the portfolio are: 'A Garden Enclosed', 'Self-Portrait', 'Surrexit Alleluia', 'Tree and Dog with Flames', 'St Thomas's Hands', 'Girl with Mirror', 'I am a Little World' and 'Man and Woman Embracing'
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