The Ladies of Gregynog



Newtown: Gwag Gregynog, 1984.

By Lady Eirene White. Number 86 of 105 copies set in Monotype Waldbaum and printed in red and black on Zerkall mould-made paper. 9.75 X 6 ins. 53 pp. + Colophon. Backed in black cloth with pictorial paper covered boards after a drawing of Gregynog Hall by Colin See-Paynton. Title on paper spine label. An interesting biographical study of the two Davies sisters who used their inherited fortune to create a remarkable creative centre in rural Wales at Gregynog Hall. Here they held annual music festivals attended by leading figures in the arts. Here they assembled a remarkable collection of impressionist art. And here they founded the famous Gregynog Press, a leading private press which flourished from 1922 to 1940. A near fine copy in acetate jacket.

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