Eric Gill original wood engravings 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 ‘68’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 82 x82mm (3.25 x 3.25 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference Physick 286; 15; 68. Illustration page 24 of ‘Sonnets and Verses’ by Enid Clay published by the Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. The block was subsequently used for illustration as plate 68 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’ published by Douglas Cleverdon in 1929. Physic also states that Gill did an edition of 25 signed and numbered by the artist.