Twelfth Night Or, What You Will; With Engravings By Eric Ravilious. William Shakespeare.

Twelfth Night Or, What You Will; With Engravings By Eric Ravilious

Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1932. Ravilious, Eric. Hardcover. 76 pages. 34 x 24 cm. Limited edition, copy 223 of 275 on Batchelor hand-made paper with Golden Cockerel watermark, wood engraved title, borders plus 29 wood-engravings by Eric Ravilious printed in brown and grey/green, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. CHANTICLEER 82. "One of the Press's greatest aesthetic successes, and the finest flowering of Ravilious' engraved book illustrations" Twelfth Night was Ravilious's "most ambitious project. With a design concept similar to Eric Gill's Canterbury Tales, published by Gibbings [at the Golden Cockerel Press], the decorative borders relate the illustrations to the text in a... visually unified manner" POWERS, ERIC. "Eric Ravilious, Artist & Designer, 2013, p.41). Tiny front cover scratch, bookplate, Laid-in "Golden Cockerel Books For The Spring," four titles noted. Orig. quarter bound brown morocco, decorated cloth boards. Teg. Very good. Item #21650

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