GILL, Eric

Five Eric Gill wood engravings on one sheet, Christmas theme.

£300.00

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Five Eric Gill wood engravings on one sheet, Christmas theme. ‘Adeste Fideles’; ‘Three Kings’; ‘The Manger’; ‘Cantet Nunc Io’; ‘Madonna and Child with Chalice’.

An original wood engraving printed from the original woodblock 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 ’10’ on top margin as issued.  Very good.

Image size 230 x 180mm  (9 x 6.5 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm  (12 x 9.75 inches

 

 

 

Item details

 

Adeste Fideles: Reference: Physick 72, Ditchling 68, 10.  Proof to an illustration on page 4 of Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn, No 12 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, 1916. The block was subsequently used for illustrations on page 19 of ‘Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae Juzta Ritum Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum Jussu Editae’ St. Dominic’s Press, 1923; Plate 10 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

Three Kings . Reference: Physick 73, Ditchling 69, 10.  Proof to an illustration on page 4 of Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn, No 12 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, 1916. The block was subsequently used for illustrations on page 19 of ‘Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae Juzta Ritum Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum Jussu Editae’ St. Dominic’s Press, 1923; on page 28 of Wood-Engravings, publication No.44, 1924;  Plate 10 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

The Manger. Reference: Physick 74, Ditchling 70, 10.  Proof to an illustration on page 5 of Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn, No 12 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, 1916. The block was subsequently used for illustrations on page 27 of ‘Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae Juzta Ritum Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum Jussu Editae’ St. Dominic’s Press, 1923; to ‘St. Thomas Aquinas Calendar 1925’ published by St. Dominics Press 1924; on page 28 of Wood-Engravings, publication No.44, 1924; on page 1 of ‘Christmas Gifts’ by H.D.C.Pepler, publication No.9 9c) reprinted 1925;  Plate 10 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

Cantet Nunc Io: Reference: Physick 75, Ditchling 71, 10.  Proof to an illustration on page 6 of Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn, No 12 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, 1916. The block was subsequently used for illustrations on page 1 of ‘Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae Juzta Ritum Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum Jussu Editae’ St. Dominic’s Press, 1923; on page 28 of Wood-Engravings, publication No.44, 1924; Plate 10 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

Madonna and Child with Chalice : Reference: Physick 76, Ditchling 72, 10.  Proof to an illustration on the title-page to Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn, No 12 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, 1916. The block was subsequently used for illustrations on page 56 of ‘Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae Juzta Ritum Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum Jussu Editae’ St. Dominic’s Press, 1923; Plate 10 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

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