MACKLEY, GEORGE

£725.00

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London: the Two-Horse Press, 1965.

Some irreverent words by Armida Maria-Theresa Colt. Number 87 of 250 copies accompanied by a separate portfolio of 11 George Mackley wood engravings printed from the wood. Signed by the artist and printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press. Set in Monotype Arrighi 16 pt. type and printed on Original Turkey Mill paper. Title page printed in mustard and black. 12 X 9.5 ins. 54 pp. Book and portfolio backed in green cloth with floral paper covered boards by Mansell of London. Gilt title on spine. Of the 11 wood engravings by George Mackley 3 are full page. Chosen by the Grolier Club as one of the hundred most beautiful, finely printed books produced during the twentieth century (“A Century For The Century”, Grolier Club Exhibition 1999) Book and separate portfolio of wood engravings in paper covered slipcase. A near fine + copy.

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