[Advertisement sheet] A shortlist of some engravings on wood. Black figures by Edward Gordon Craig. Designed and cut on wood between the years 1907-1919 and every copy personally hand-printed by the designer.
[Edward Gordon Craig].
|Main Creator:||Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966|
Single leaf folded to make four pages, letterpress printed on all four sides, variously annotated in pencil. This short list [which is 'Revised List, B'] was for private circulation only, June, 1923. With quotations from John Ruskin (concerning printing from wood) and Odilon Redon (on the colour black) on recto and detailing a list of woodcut prints by Edward Gordon Craig for his Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' series and his Byron series along with others of various subjects that were for sale. The son of actress Ellen Terry, Edward Gordon Craig was a designer, director, actor and author.
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[S.l. : s.n.], June 1923.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; formerly held at 4455 TB.
Physical description: 1 sheet [folded to 4 p.] : letterpress ; 21.8 x 14.5 cm.
Provenance: The collection of Anne Yeats with annotations in her hand; then a private collection; purchased at sale (2011) by NLI.
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