GILL, Eric

Eric Gill title page to Chaucers’  Troilus and Criseyde’

£65.00

Description

Eric Gill wood engraving for the title page of  Troilus and Criseyde by Geoffrey Chaucer. Printed by Gill and Hague from the original block in 1929. Unsigned as published, not mounted or matted. Edition size 480. In very good clean condition.

Image size  180 x 110mm

Sheet size 335 x 250mm (13 x 10 inches)

Item details

Reference: Physick 474. Title page to Chaucers’  Troilus and Criseyde’. No. 50  of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. The block was subsequently used for illustration plate 97 in Douglas Cleverdon edition of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’. Printed by Gill and Hague from the original block in 1929. Unsigned as published. Edition size 480.

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