Britten's Aldeburgh.

(Whittington Press.) CRAIG (John)

Britten's Aldeburgh.

Description: VI/28 COPIES OF THE SPECIAL ISSUE (from an edition of 440 copies) signed by Craig and printed in brown, with the title-page in black, on Zerkall mouldmade paper, 81 wood-engravings, including 2 tipped in folding plates, each printed in black, and 3 tipped in folding 2-colour linocuts, including one printed on grey paper, all by John Craig, these special copies with an additional suite of the engravings in a paper folder, including one hand-coloured by the artist, and in a binding designed by Craig and James Brockman, pp.[67], 4to, publisher's deluxe binding by James and Stuart Brockman, to a design by James Brockman and John Craig, half turquoise morocco with vertical rules of onlaid red leather strips either side of the board design, this a seascape by Craig printed in grey on pale grey paper, on both boards covered with transparent vellum, some natural discoloration to the vellum on lower board, backstrip and upper board lettered in silver, edges silver, endpapers of Japanese Khadi paper, cloth dropback box with wood edges, matching leather label, and velcro fastening, compartment with binding description and extra suite, fine

Publication Details: Andoversford: Whittington Press, 1997

Notes: The binding employs the concave spine invented by Brockman in 1994.

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Price: £2,000

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1997

Stock Number: 67150

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