Dearest Joana. A Selection of Joan Hassall’s lifetime letters and art



Denby Dale: the Fleece Press, 2001.

Edited by Brian North Lee with an Introduction by John Dreyfus. 2 volumes. One of 40 (300) special copies in quarter natural vellum with an additional section of 15 engravings printed from the wood. Set in Scotch Roman type and printed on Zerkall paper. 11 X 7 ins. Volume I: 148 pp. Volume II: 301 + 8 pp. Quarter natural vellum with boards covered in marbled paper by Enrico Ricciardi, Venice. Bound by Smith Settle. Over 60 wood engravings (all but 3 printed from the original blocks) as well as a full range of Joan Hassall’s other work: dust-jacket designs, line drawings, photographs, stamp designs, etc., many in full colour. Fully subscribed before publication. Fine in slipcase.

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