The two wood engravings printed on one sheet were published in Douglas Cleverdon edition titled ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’. The sheet has some soft handling marks,otherwise in very good condition.
Image size 190 x 100mm
Sheet size 310 x 250mm
‘Spray of Seven Leaves and Flower Bud.’
(Physick 509, Cleverdon 225, 20)
Decorative border on pages 6,58,92, Vol:1;pages 33, 58,149,Vol.ll; pages 119, Vol.lll of Chaucer’s ‘The Canterbury Tales’. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.
‘Woman Climbing Floriated Phallus.’
(Physick 510, Cleverdon 226, 20)
Decorative border on page lll , Vol:1;pages 59,Vol.ll; pages 61, 122, Vol.lV of Chaucer’s ‘The Canterbury Tales’. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.
The woodcuts were subsequently printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size.