Reynolds Stone, his Early Development as an Engraver on Wood. With Reproductions of his Work.

(Cambridge Christmas Books.) (Stone.) GOODISON (J.W.)

Reynolds Stone, his Early Development as an Engraver on Wood. With Reproductions of his Work.

Description: ONE OF 200 COPIES printed on handmade paper, frontispiece portrait, double-page spread of large capital letters engraved by Stone and 26 other examples of his wood-engravings printed in black, pale blue, brown and mauve, faint spot to prelims and occasionally at borders, pp. 24 +[22, Engravings], foolscap 8vo, original quarter brick-red cloth, matching boards with overall pattern-design by Stone printed in White, backstrip gilt lettered, some minor rubbing, edges untrimmed and lightly spotted, very good

Publication Details: Cambridge: Printed & Bound at the University Press Cambridge for Presentation... 1947

Notes: With an autograph note from the artist, on his headed paper, to his aunt, Faith Compton Mackenzie: 'Will you accept a late Christmas present with our love, Yours, R.' The first book bound at the press.

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Price: £400

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1947

Stock Number: 65517

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