Giraldus Cambrensis, Itinerary Through Wales. by GWASG GREGYNOG. PAYNTON, Colin.…

Giraldus Cambrensis, Itinerary Through Wales. by GWASG GREGYNOG. PAYNTON, Colin. ROBERTS, Brynley, editor.

~ Giraldus Cambrensis, Itinerary Through Wales.

Newtown Gwasg Gregynog 1989

No. 88 of 280 ordinary copies signed by the artist (there were also 20 specially bound copies). 32 wood engravings by Colin Paynton, each with a coloured border, title lettering drawn by Michael Harvey. Title page and chapter numbers printed in red and black. Printed in Monotype Bembo of Zerkall mould-made paper. Tall thin folio, oriignal red morocco backed paper covered boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, in the original slipcase. Gilt lettering slightly rubbed, otherwise good.

Gerald of Wales’s twelfth century travel writing, his aim being to present a word-picture of Wales including anecdotes, narrative and description.

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