Woolley: (The Fleece Press), 1986. Tute, George. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 295 copies, miniature book, 31 pp. Fine. Item #17052501
The first miniature book from the Fleece Press, this charming volume details the history and process of wood engraving, from carving the block and the tools required, to printing the block on the press; the book is filled with wood engravings by the author and artist George Tute as well as other artists, an expert ode to this fine craft.
___DESCRIPTION: Full patterned cloth in blue, red, and black, white paper label with title in black on the front board, frontispiece a black-and-white wood engraving, black-and-white wood engravings by George Tute and various artists throughout; handset Modern No. 20 type, miniature book (3" by 2.25"), pagination: [i-iv] [1-4] 5-24 [25-27], one of 250 copies of the regular edition (total edition 295), unnumbered. In a slipcase covered in blue cloth.
___CONDITION: A fine copy; the covers clean, the corners straight and unrubbed, the binding tight with solid hinges, the interior clean and bright, and free of prior owner markings; clean, crisp, as new. The slipcase is fine also, strong and sturdy, clean and without wear.
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