Engravings by... A Selection of Engravings on Wood and Metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927 with a complete Chronological List of Engravings and a Preface by the Artist. Eric GILL.
Engravings by... A Selection of Engravings on Wood and Metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927 with a complete Chronological List of Engravings and a Preface by the Artist.
Engravings by... A Selection of Engravings on Wood and Metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927 with a complete Chronological List of Engravings and a Preface by the Artist.

Engravings by... A Selection of Engravings on Wood and Metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927 with a complete Chronological List of Engravings and a Preface by the Artist.

Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. Limited edition, no. 122 of 400 copies from a total edition of 490, 4to, (xii), 49, (5) pp. Frontispiece and 103 plates showing 147 engravings, light foxing to endpapers, mild marginal browning to the plates, small signature to fly leaf. Original black cloth, gilt vignette to upper cover, some light rubbing to spine, joints with some wear, carefully repaired, otherwise very good. A scarce copy of the first collection of Gill's work, including his magnificent illustrations for several Golden Cockerel Press books as well as more humble designs for the St. Dominic's Press and many other ephemeral pieces. Gill's Preface sets out his unique philosophy, concluding with two pages of Latin. "Whatever may be said of life, it remains that, in art, desire may be feeble or insufficient, but it can never be wrong; it is the intellect that makes mistakes". Evan Gill 17. Item #27072

Price: £3,600.00

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