Eric Gill's copy with his bookplate. By Edward Johnston's daughter, aged 6 and with wood-engravings by Ronald Seal aged 11, and David Pepler, 10.
ST. DOMINIC’S PRESS. JOHNSTON, Priscilla. ~ The Mill Book.
Hammersmith & Ditchling Printed and published by Douglas Pepler, Hampshire House 1916
First edition. 11 wood cuts by Ronald Seal, aged 11, and 2 by David Pepler after drawings by Priscilla Johnston, also a star device on title-page and p.21 and engraved DP incorporating words - the D, Douglas & David, Ditchling and the P Pepler and Press. On the lower pastedown is a list of Douglas Pepler's publications to date at Hampshire House and Ditchling. 12mo., charmingly bound in blue coloured boards with wood engraving printed in black of a windmill with title, author and price in the wood. Spine chipped away and a bit shaken, fading to edges.
With Eric Gill's bookplate on the front pastedown. A lovely juvenile book, satisfying to the eye and enchanting to read. Rare in this first edition.
stock ref: 9634