The Engravings of Eric Gill. by GILL, Eric. SKELTON, Christopher.

The Engravings of Eric Gill. by GILL, Eric. SKELTON, Christopher.
One of only 85 special copies, with an extra suite of 8 prints from the block

~ 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’

Stock ref: 8591
Keywords: Book, Illustrated
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