GILL, Eric

‘St.Thomas of Canterbury’ and ‘Crucifix on Tree’ by Eric Gill

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Two Eric Gill Wood Engravings on One Sheet.

The two wood engravings were printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’,. They were printed by Gill and Hague and published in 1934.Unsigned as issued. The sheet has some soft handling marks,otherwise in very good condition.

Image size 190 x 100 mm
Sheet size 310 x 250mm

 

Item details

‘St.Thomas of Canterbury.’
(Physick 519, Cleverdon 235, 22)

Decorative border on pages 24,76,104,134, Vol:1; page 80, Vol.ll; page 70, Vol.lV of Chaucer’s ‘The Canterbury Tales’, 1928. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.
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‘Crucifix on Tree.’
(Physick 520, Cleverdon 236, 22)

Decorative border on pages 25,47,97, Vol:1; pages 19,63,159, Vol.ll; pages 13,87, Vol.lll; page 53, 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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