Surplus Pages from A Cross Section



Wakefield: the Fleece Press, 1987.

Eight wood engravings and the preliminary pages of “A Cross Section” with a sample of the patterned binding paper. Introduction by Simon Brett, Stanley Lawrence obituary from “The Independent” by Ian Mortimer and “The Society of Wood Engravers in the 1950’s” by Frank Martin. One of 95 copies full bound in Laura Ashley patterned cloth with a printed paper spine label. Half tone of Stanley Lawrence by Peter Forster and 8 wood engravings printed from the original blocks on recto pages. The original wood engravings are by Ray Hedger, Miriam Macgregor, James Bostock, Richard Shirley Smith, Jane Lydbury, Geoffrey Wales, Andrew Davidson and Edwina Ellis who engraved the repeat pattern binding paper. A fine copy.

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