GILL, Eric. SKELTON, Christopher. ~ The Engravings of Eric Gill.
No. 64 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. An extremely good, fresh and bright copy, just taken out of the original shipping box so with none of the usual darkening to the light pigskin spines.
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’.
With the original prospectus.