The Ballad of Judas Iscariot.

(Old Stile Press.) BUCHANAN (Robert)

The Ballad of Judas Iscariot.

Description: 6/100 COPIES signed by the artist, printed on mouldmade paper, 15 linocut engravings with 14 of them full-page, by J. Martin Pitts and printed in a variety of colours, pp. 31, royal 8vo, original quarter brown cloth, with linocut illustration to each board, backstrip lettered in gilt, untrimmed, cloth and boards slipcase, near fine

Publication Details: Llandogo: Old Stile Press, 1982

Notes: A superb association copy of this early work - their first book - from the Press, inscribed by the printer beneath the colophon: 'This copy is for the Tanners. With love and thanks from Nicolas McDowall'. Heather and Robin Tanner completed two books with the Press, 'A Country Alphabet' and 'A Country Book of Days', and the printer's debt to them is recorded in the 1994 book 'Robin Tanner and The Old Stile Press'; as well as general encouragement and advice, Robin Tanner had drawn the device used by the Press - itself named after an earlier bookplate design he had executed for McDowall. [With:]...more

Bibliography: (Harrop & McDowall pp. 42-3)

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Price: £250

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1982

Stock Number: 66360

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