A Portrait of Lady Hester



Marlborough: Libanus Press, 1987.

From Alexander William Kinglake’s “Eothen”. Set in 12 pt. Monotype Bodoni italic and printed in red and black on damped BFK Rives rag paper. Number 12 of 50 (300) deluxe copies quarter bound in leather with an extra set of the wood engravings printed on Japanese hand-made paper. 9.75 X 5.75 ins. 31 pp. + Colophon. Quarter black leather with repeat pattern paper covered boards after a wood engraving by the artist. Silver spine titling. 10 wood engravings by Robert Gibbings within text and printed separately and held in a black paper folder. Book and folder of engravings in black paper covered slip case. A fine copy.

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