Photo of Ernest Gimson. His Life And Work. by LETHABY, W.R.


Ernest Gimson. His Life And Work.

Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Head Press,

Book sold

4to. (298 x 212 mm.) Bound in the original linen-backed blue paper-covered boards, printed paper label to the spine, the upper panel and the front flap of the original dust jacket preserved, albeit torn with some loss; viii, 47, [1]pp. + 60 numbered collotype plates + v (subscribers’ list) + [3], errata slip present, spare paper spine label at rear of volume, 8 etched plates including the frontispiece, all but one after drawings by F.L. Griggs, (Gimson’s living room at Pinbury Park after a drawing by Alfred H. Powell); the lower corners of the boards lightly bumped, small tear to the tail of the spine, light glue embrowning to the pastedowns, as often, partially unopened, internally an exceptionally bright, fresh copy.

Limited to 550 numbered copies. This copy numbered in ink ‘329’. The collotype plates printed at Sussex House, Hammersmith, by Emery Walker Limited. Essays by W.R. Lethaby, Alfred H. Powell, and F.L. Griggs.

Stock number: 1111