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Mackley, George. Colt, Armida Marie-Theresa.
WEEDS AND WILD FLOWERS. Some Irreverent Words., With Wood-Engravings by George Mackley.
London: Two-Horse Press (1965). Two vols. 9 x 12. 54 pages with 11 engravings. With a separate suite of the engravings on Japanese paper, laid into a matching portfolio. Green cloth spines, handmade yellow Japanese paper boards, slipcase a bit toned from acidic paper. A fine set. Harold Hugo's copy with his bookplate and pencil notes on front endpapers. With the Prospectus. No. 73 of 250 sets, signed by the artist. Printed by Will Carter at Rampant Lions, in lovely 16pt Arrighi type on Turkey Mill paper. Exhibited at The Grolier Club as one of the best books created in the twentieth century. "The delicate and refined Arrighi typeface is the perfect complement to Mackley's senisitve and detailed " engravings. A Century for the Century 69. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA [Hamburg, NY, U.S.A.]
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