Eric Gill original copper engraving printed from the original block for ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’. Published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. One of 400 copies printed on paper specially manufactured for this edition with the number ‘87’ in top right corner as issued. There is a small mark, a, paper impurity, in the paper, in the margin,else very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 110 x 68mm (4.5 x 2.75 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference Physick 372; Ditchling 94, 87: Proof of the frontispiece to ‘Id Quod Visum Placet’ by the artist, printed by the Golden Cockerel Press, for the author, Abergavenny 1926. The block was subsequently used for illustration on plate 87 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. After a photograph. There was also a signed and numbered edition of 15 copies.