The Pleasant History of LAZARILLO DE TORMES. Drawn out of Spanish by David Rowland of Anglesey.

(Gwasg Gregynog.)

The Pleasant History of LAZARILLO DE TORMES. Drawn out of Spanish by David Rowland of Anglesey.

Edited by Gareth Alban Davies.

Description: 94/200 COPIES (from an edition of 300 copies) printed on Zerkall mouldmade paper predominantly in black and blue, brown and orange, wood-engravings throughout by Frank Martin also printed in black, with additional use of blue, brown or orange, pp. 116, 8vo, full brown goatskin binding by David Esslemont, the border to both boards tooled in blind, the backstrip lettered in blind with decorations in same, endpapers of Bodleian handmade paper, edges roughtrimmed, in cloth dropback box with leather label lettered in blind, felt-lined, fine

Publication Details: Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 1991

Notes: With a letter from the binder laid in, dated February 1998, sending the book and detailing the production of its binding; this is understated work by Esslemont using a 'tool I cut in brass myself [...] based on a flower found in Frank Martin's engraving on p. 60'.

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Price: £750

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1991

Stock Number: 66030

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