A wood engraving by Eric Gill printed from the original block by Gill and Hague in 1934. Printed on machine made paper and unsigned as issued. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size. The sheet has is some light foxing in margins and one light fox mark near the right foot in the image, otherwise in very good condition.
Image Size 70 x 110 mm
Page size 210 x 310 mm
Reference: Physick 602, Cleverdon 311,40.Tail-piece for ‘The Monks Tale’ on page 165 of ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. The woodcut was 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.