(Student Production)

Pyramus & Thisbe: A Tragical Comedy from the Play A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Hilken, A. K. (illus.)

London: London County Council Central School of Arts & Crafts, 1938. Small quarto. 14, (2)pp. A sharp example of student work, with Hilken's six wood engravings capturing the dreamy romance and tragedy of Shakespeare's play-within-a-play. Hilken's instructors, Noel Rooke and John Farleigh, themselves impressive engravers, offered due inspiration and weight to the production. Printed on japon, with layout and typography by John Reeve Fowkes, who had previously worked with the Vale, Doves, and Cranach Presses. Bound in buckram over boards. Fine. Item #30584

Price: $750.00

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