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 ‘5’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 95 x 105mm (3.75 x 3.25 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Physick 36; Ditchling 35 ;5. Proof of an illustration on the title page to ‘The Devil’s Devices’ by H.D.C.Pepler published by the Hampshire House Workshops, London 1915. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 3 of ‘Emblems Engraved on Wood by Eric Gill’, published by the St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1916; on the inner side of the back cover of the concert programme and menu for the 1st Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, printed by the St. Dominic’s Press, 1916; on page 40 of ‘Nisi Dominus rime’ by Pepler, St. Dominic’s Press , 1919; on Plate 5 in ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.