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Wood Engraving.
Ditchling: St. Dominic's Press, 1925. Inscribed by Gill. With an introduction and appendix by Eric Gill. 10 wood engravings and 2 diagrams by Eric Gill. 28 engraved designs and figures to illustrate the art of wood engraving plus sample wood engravings including Madonna and Child by Desmond Chute, Downs by David Jones, and Spoil Bank Crucifix by Eric Gill. Second edition. 8vo., orignal quarter linen, black paper covered boards, silver lettering on upper cover. A very good copy with very slight marking to the black paper. A classic, beautifully illustrated guide to wood engraving, this copy being inscribed by Eric Gill "To Phil 19/11/27" which may well have been for Philip Hagreen. Hagreen was a close associate of Gill's being with him at Ditchling and at Capel Y Ffin. With a 12 pp. catalogue of wood block suppliers T. N. Lawrence inserted loose.
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