PIPER, John

Leaves from Eden. A Magazine of the Students of the Royal College of Art. July 1929.

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Leaves from Eden. A Magazine of the Students of the Royal College of Art. July 1929.
London. The Marshall Press Ltd. 1929, First Edition. Card , 4to – over 9¾ – 12″ tall. Foreward by E.J.Thring, the other written contributions are all identified only by initials. Woodengravings or linocuts by (Vera) Willoughby, Mary Groom (2), John Piper (Marepond Farm, unrecorded, image 150x`185mm), Grant, Hardy, Oldfield, Dorothy Green, Furst, E.Gibbs, illustrations by Roberts and Haggar. The engravings are characterised by ink offsetting. A note in the forward adds ‘The wood-engravings, which are mostly of a rather fine technique, have lost much of the quality of a print taken by hand, chiefly due to the thick paper which has been used.’ Covers rubbed and faded around the edges, spine with split at bottom.

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