• Valuable Manuscripts and Print auction at Christies

    Sale 1550

    Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

    21 May 2014, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    DAVID Jones (1895-1974). The Chester Play of the Deluge. London: Clover Hill, 1977. 2 volumes including the separate portfolio, 2° (303 x 251mm). Printed on vellum, 10 engravings in text and separate portfolio containing 3 sets of the wood-engravings. Burgundy morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, matching cloth box.

    Price Realised  

    DAVID Jones (1895-1974). The Chester Play of the Deluge. London: Clover Hill, 1977. 2 volumes including the separate portfolio, 2° (303 x 251mm). Printed on vellum, 10 engravings in text and separate portfolio containing 3 sets of the wood-engravings. Burgundy morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, matching cloth box.

    ONE OF ONLY 7 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM
    with the separate portfolio containing 3 sets of wood-engravings on vellum, hand-made paper and japon. This copy is numbered with the letter 'E'. The engravings in the text were printed separately from the text on an Albion hand-press by Ian Mortimer at I.M. Imprint. Another 80 copies of the edition were printed on hand-made paper and numbered I to LXXX and 250 copies on mould-paper numbered 1-250. MINT CONDITION.


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