Eric Gill original copper 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 ‘75’ in top right corner as issued. There is a small mark, a, paper impurity, in the paper, in the margin,else very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 75 x 90mm (3 x 3.5 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference Physick 331; Ditchling 54, 75: Proof of an illustration on page 39 of ‘The Song of Songs’, published by the Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. The block was subsequently used for illustration on plate 75 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.