GILL, ERIC

£425.00

IN PETRA being a sequel to “Nisi Dominus” together with a preface and notes

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Ditchling: St. Dominic’s Press, 1923.

Preface by Eric Gill and Notes by Hilary Pepler. First edition. Printed in red and black. 6.5 x 4.75 ins. vii, 26 pp. Bound in beige basket weave cloth with printed paper title label on upper cover. Title page with red dove by Eric Gill (The Holy Ghost As Dove P224) as well as 6 wood engravings by Gill and 3 by David Jones within text. Loosely inserted a handwritten signed letter on St. Dominic’s Press letterhead referring to Gill’s departure to Wales. Letter reads, “Dear Mr. Porter, Thank you. Yes, Gill went in 1924 – escaped to the Black Mountains. A Happy Christmas (no harm in such a wish now. I suppose I shall not be writing you again) Yours sincerely HDCP Pepler. Also inserted several lists of new books for 1926. A fine copy.

 

 

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