An original wood engraving printed from the original block for ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’. Published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. One of 400 copies printed on paper specially manufactured for this edition with the number ‘36’ in top right corner as issued. Some spots in the paper else very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 140 x 90mm (5.5 x 3.5 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Physick 153; Ditchling 124, 36. Proof of an illustration on page 17, volume lll, Number 1 of ‘The Game’ published by the St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1919.The block was subsequently used for illustration as plate 36 in ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.