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1965 WEEDS & WILD FLOWERS Book GEORGE MACKLEY #135 of 200 TEN Prints 9x11 Maria
1965. Here is an elegant book of wood cut prints and some observations in nature by the authors Armida Maria and Theresa Colt. There is also an accompanying large portfolio of 10 woodcuts by George Mackley of different Weeds and Wildflowers each of which is about 9 inches x 11 1/2 inches each of the 10 are individual prints. This comes in a hard cardboard case and the books are handmade covers with elegant yellow and fiber designs. As described on back signature page: "Designed and printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press... The type is Monotype Arrighi 16pt, The paper is original Turkey Mill, made by Hollingsworth of maidstone,the binding is by Mansell of London. The edition is limited to 250 copies of which this is number 135... George Mackley (signed)" 2 volumes: book & portfolio with plates. 54 pp, black and white illustrations from wood engravings; portfolio with paper flaps holding 10 plates engraved on wood by George Mackley. No. 135 of 250 copies. Signed in the rear colophon (right after page 54) by George Mackley. Beautifully illustrated work on the ugly ducklings of the plant world, weeds and wildflowers. Scarce. Exhibited at The Grolier Club as one of the best books created in the Twentieth Century. George Edward Mackley MBE (born 1900 in Huntingdon, died 1983 in Tonbridge, Kent) was an English wood engraving artist. Mackley's Wood Engraving published in 1948 remains one of the leading manuals of engraving techniques. (Wikipedia) There are 10 different prints as shown in the pictures and listed below. The prints are all clean and flat in the accompanying … [Click Below for Full Description]
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