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Book Description

The sole UK printing published by The Fleece Press in 1993. The BOOK is in Fine condition. Introduction by Allen Freer: 'John Nash the wood engraver' and 'Printer's Note and Aknowledgements' by Simon Lawrtence. One of only 12 special copies set in Monotype Caslon at the Whittington Press which were printed on Gampi Vellum and bound in full classic vellum by Smith Settle. There were also a standard hundred copies printed on Zerkall paper and bound in quarter vellum. The complete edition being 112 copies. Small folio. 12 X 8.75 ins. Gilt title on the spine. The 21 wood engravings printed from the wood include 7 of the artist's outstanding engravings from 'Poisonous Plants'. The engravings are markedly enhanced on having been printed on vellum. This volume was issued to mark the centenary of the birth of John Nash. A fine copy of this extremely scarce book in cream cloth covered drop-back-box lined with green paper by Smith Settle. Paper title label on the box spine. Very scarce.
Author Nash, John
Binding Hardcover
Publisher The Fleece Press : 1993
Illustrator Nash, John
Condition Fine

Price: £2500.00

Offered by Ashton Rare Books

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