MILLER PARKER, AGNES (WITH PROOF WOOD ENGRAVING)

£600.00

Agnes Miller Parker: wood-engraver and illustrator 1895-1980750

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Wakefield: the Fleece Press, 1990.

By Ian Rogerson with Recollections of the Artist by John Dreyfus. One of 241 (300) copies. Designed by Simon Lawrence and printed on Zerkall paper in 12 pt. Monotype Garamond. 9 X 11 ins. ii, 92 pp. Quarter bound in blue cloth by Smith Settle with Claire Mazairezyk paste paper covering boards. 3 half-tones of the young artist at her easel, with her fellow students at the Glasgow School of Art and, later in life, holding one of her beloved Siamese cats. As well, a reproduction of a 1918 pencil drawing by her husband, William McCance, and, in colour, “The Horse Fair, 1935” which she painted in tempera. 32 wood engravings printed from the original blocks and representing every phase of her development as a wood engraver. Loosely inserted a letter and card from the printer, Simon Lawrence. Tipped-in on the half-title an original proof pull of a wood engraving by Agnes Miller Parker. A fine copy in fine original slipcase.

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