GILL, Eric

Eric Gill Wood Engravings titled ‘Man Waving Eight-Leaved Spray’ and ‘Man Waving Ten-Leaved Spray’

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Two Eric Gill Wood Engravings on One Sheet.

The wood engravings were printed form the original wood block for the Douglas Cleverdon edition of ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’. It was printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. Unsigned as published. The sheet does have some very soft handling marks, otherwise in very good condition.

Image size 190 X 90mm
Sheet size 310 x 250mm

 

Item details

Man Waving Eight-Leaved Spray’ and  ‘Man Waving Ten-Leaved Spray.’

TWO WOOD CUTS ON ONE SHEET.
‘Man Waving Eight-Leaved Spray.’
(Physick 529, Cleverdon 245, 24)

Decorative border on pages 26,54,70,122, Vol:1; pages 16,76,142,184, Vol.ll; pages 18,162,Vol.lll; pages 16,106 Vol.lV of Chaucer’s ‘The Canterbury Tales’, 1928. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.
AND
‘Man Waving Ten-Leaved Spray.’
(Physick 530, Cleverdon 246, 24)

Decorative border on pages 27,55,71,123, Vol:1; pages 17, 65, 77, 185, Vol.ll; pages 19, 163, Vol.lll; pages 17,107, Vol.lV of Chaucer’s ‘The Canterbury Tales’, 1928. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.

The woodcuts were 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. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size.

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