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 ‘71’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 66 x 59mm (2.75 x 2.25 inches)
Sheet size 330 x 260mm (13 x 10 inches)
Reference Physick 305; Ditchling 39, 72: Proof of an illustration to the prospectus of ‘The Song of Songs’, published by the Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. The block was subsequently used for illustration on plate 71 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.