WHITTINGTON PRESS (SPECIAL)

£180.00

BUSY AS A BEE and labels for the kitchen garden

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Risbury: the Whittington Press, 2002.

By Sandy Connors. Number LIII of LV special copies with a proof suite of the 12 wood engravings and a decorated seed-saving envelope housed in a separate portfolio. Signed by the artist. Set in Caslon type and printed on Silurian mould-made paper. 32 pp. + Colophon. 7.75 X 5.5 ins. Half bound in tan pigskin by the Fine Bindery with paper covered boards decorated with a repeat pattern wood engraving by the artist. Gilt title on spine. Half-title, title page, Colophon and 11 wood engravings by Sandy Connors. 6 hand-coloured by the artist who lives in upper New York State and sites the Shaker “Gardener’s Manual” and seed packets as inspiration. Fine with book and portfolio of engravings in cloth-covered slip case.

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