Notices of Books to be Printed by Rene Hague and Eric Gill at Pigotts. No. I. April,1931. [Prospectus for] TYPOGRAPHY. An Essay by Eric Gill. Eric Gill.

Notices of Books to be Printed by Rene Hague and Eric Gill at Pigotts. No. I. April,1931. [Prospectus for] TYPOGRAPHY. An Essay by Eric Gill

[Near Hughenden, Buckinghamshire]: Sheed & Ward, Publishers, [1931]. Gill, Eric. No binding. Prospectus only, duodecimo size, [4] pp. Near fine. Item #17082112

"TYPOGRAPHY" was the first book printed at Pigotts, the partnership between renowned printer and artist Eric Gill (1882-1940) and Rene Hague, his daughter Joanna's husband. The prospectus includes a reproduction of p. 37 and a short essay on typography in the arts-and-crafts mode.

___DESCRIPTION: Cream-coloured sheet folded once to make four pages, printed in black, with wood engraving by Gill, "Tree and Dog" (P734) on the front page; duodecimo size (7.5" by 5").

___CONDITION: Near fine, clean, with only very slight wear to the edges.

___CITATION: Gill no. 21.

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Price: $300.00

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