DERRICK, THOMAS (SPECIAL)

£175.00

Everyman

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London: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1930.

Edited by Ernest Rhys from the text chosen for the “Everyman’s Library” edition. Text arranged and illustrated by Thomas Derrick. Printed by the Westminster Press. Number 10 of 185 (200) large paper copies signed by Thomas Derrick and accompanied by a woodcut signed by the artist. 12 X 9.5 ins. 100 pp. Full bound in vellum at the Temple Press with title and artist’s device blocked in gilt on upper cover. T.E.G., others uncut. 72 dramatic woodcuts by Thomas Derrick, many full page. “In “Everyman”, a 15th century morality play, Derrick found his ideal text and created one of the unique illustrated books of the 20th century.” (Edward Hodnett, “Five Centuries of English Book Illustration”). A fine copy with vellum slightly discoloured.

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