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Eric Gill
Printing & Piety: An essay on life and works in the England of 1931, & particularly Typography [Later printed as "An Essay on Typography"]
Hague and Gill | Sheed & Ward, Pigotts | London, 1931. First Edition, Limited to 500 copies. Signed by Rene Hague and Eric Gill on the limitation page. Handmade paper watermarked `ER.` Duodecimo (12mo). [7pp., blanks] 120pp. + 21 figures, 4 engravings on wood. [Evan Gill, 21]. A classic in the history of typography and the greatest explication of Gill`s thought. Front paste-down with the bookplate of R.R. Donnelley and Sons, The Lakeside Press. NEAR FINE in Very Good dust jacket protected in a removable archival cover. The book itself shows a very small furrow of the cloth at the foot of the spine, else Fine having been exceptionally well maintained. The dust jacket shows some shelf rubbing along the edges and corners with marginal creasing and loss, a chip from the head of the spine, section of marginal toning, otherwise is not price-clipped remaining bright, colorful, and distinct. As pictured. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: North Books: Used & Rare [Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.]

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