An original wood engraving printed by Gill and Hague for Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’. It was published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. The sheet has some very light foxing and old soft handling folds in the margins, else good.
Image Size 200 x 140 mm
Paper size 210 x 310 mm
The wood cut was used as a illustration on page 107, volume 1 of Chaucer’ ‘Canterbury Tales’ which was published by the Colden Cockerel Press in 1929. The woodcut was subsequently printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, page 28, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size.
Reference: Physick 542, Cleverdon 258 ,28