A wood engraving printed from the origin al block by Gill and hague in 1934. Printed on machine made paper and unsigned as issued from in a small edition size. In very good condition.
Image Size 130 x 200 mm
Page size 210 x 310 mm
Reference: Physick 653, Cleverdon 356,47. Cut as an initial letter T and an illustration to page 77, Vol.lll of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. The edition was number 63 in the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press. Even today, it is highly prized by collectors. It is a set of four large books.The woodcut was subsequently printed from the original woodblock, page 47, for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934.