WOOD ENGRAVING (SPECIAL)

£550.00

The Wood-Engravings of John O’Connor

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Andoversford: the Whittington Press, 1989.

With a Commentary by Jeannie O’Connor. Number III of 50 deluxe copies out of a total edition of 350 copies. Quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, with a separate portfolio of 8 large wood engravings (one in two colours) initialed by the artist. 13.25 X 9.75 ins. 89 pp. Quarter Nigerian goatskin by the Fine Bindery with paper covered boards after a wood engraving by the artist. Gilt spine titling. Headbands. Frontispiece, Colophon and 117 wood-engravings (including 25 line block reproductions) by John O’Connor. Accompanied by a separate portfolio of 8 large engravings printed from the wood and initialed by the artist. The Colophon has been signed twice by John O’Connor and a photocopy of the Colophon signed by Jeannie O’Connor has been loosely inserted. Book and portfolio enclosed in a slipcase. As new.

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