Item #31996 Wood Engraving. R. John Beedham.
Wood Engraving.
Wood Engraving.
Wood Engraving.
Wood Engraving.
Wood Engraving.
(Gill, Eric)

Wood Engraving.

Gill, Eric (illus.)

Ditchling, Sussex: St. Dominic's Press, 1920. Octavo. viii, (36)pp. Second edition. Eric Gill's copy of this treatise on the craft of engraving on wood, which contains an introduction. ten engravings and two diagrams by him. The Introduction of this copy has been annotated by Gill, with pencil corrections to his text on five pages. Gill has further signed and dated the front free endpaper - noting that this copy came "from H.P.", and initialled that page in pencil, along with the numeral 10 within a circle; and the front paste-down bears his Pigotts bookplate. Laid in are sheets of Gill's introduction from the first edition. Fine in the original quarter linen and tan paper-covered boards, in tan illustrated dust wrapper initialled by Gill with the numeral 10 in a circle. Jacket toned along extremities; spine chipped at ends and split evenly. Item #31996

(Taylor & Sewell A76a).

Price: $3,500.00

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