Newhaven. Dieppe.

(Previous Parrot Press.) MARTIN (Frank)

Newhaven. Dieppe.

Recollections and Some History of the Town of Dieppe.

Description: O/18 COPIES of the 'Exemplary Edition' with a suite of 8 mounted wood-engravings, titled and signed by Martin, from an edition of 320 copies, signed by the author and designed by Dennis Hall, with numerous delightful wood-engravings by Frank Martin scattered throughout the text, blocks printed by David Esslemont, pp. [80], small folio, full morocco binding by Gwasg Gregynog Bindery, navy spine lettered in gilt, cerulean boards, gilt maritime armorial device on upper board, felt-lined solander box with original prospectus and invitation to the launch laid in, fine

Publication Details: Church Hanborough, Previous Parrot Press, (Printed at the Gwasg Gregynog), 1996

Notes: The varied style of Martin's engravings are beautifully judged, from the curlicues of a mermaid-infested sea, the delicacy of a white-on-black firework, to the stark simple lines of a war-blasted landscape.

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Price: £675

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1996

Stock Number: 67261

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