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Jones, David [Illustrator]
The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol, 1929. 37 pages. Folio, 33 x 26 cm. Ten copper plate engravings by David. Jones. Limited edition, copy 366 of 460. Signed presentation copy to R. Critchell Rimington [noted yachtsmen and naval writer] with kind regards from Douglas Cleverdon. Jones, a friend and contemporary of Eric Gill converted to Roman Catholicism, the two spending three years (1924-1927) at Gill's home in southern Wales after both worked together at the Guild of St. Joseph and St. Dominic in Ditchling, Sussex. THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK 136. "Jones usually favored wood, rather than copper engravings.He also designed the device of the Golden Cockerel Press." Backstrip darkened, corners rubbed, interior with wide text margins, clean and fresh. Orig. quarter cream spine and blue/gray boards. Very good [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Ardsley, NY, U.S.A.]

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