New York: The Sunwise Turn, Inc., 1919. Gill, Eric. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 500 copies, octavo size, 39 pp. Very good / Very good. Item #17083310
This volume is a nativity play, telling of the birth of Jesus Christ, illustrated with woodcuts by the inimitable Eric Gill (1882-1940), including "Madonna and Child, with Crucifix" (P113), "Three Kings" (P73) and "Epiphany" (P84). A charming depiction of a beloved religious story.
___DESCRIPTION: Blue wrappers with yapp edges, printed in black with gilt woodcut of Gill's "Madonna and Child, with Crucifix" on the front wrapper, gilt ornament on the rear wrapper, title page with woodcut matching the front wrapper, in black, three woodcuts (including title page) by Eric Gill throughout; octavo size (7.75" by 6"), pagination: [1-12] 13-38 , one of 500 copies. In a glassine dust wrapper.
___CONDITION: Very good, with clean wraps, gilt is bright on the front wrap, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; with rubbing to joints, some wear to yapp edges, both hinges are slightly loose, but both are intact and text block is strong, and spine is lightly sunned. The dust wrapper is very good, clean, with small chips/nicks to spine foot and corners.
___CITATION: Skelton P73, P84, and P113. Not in Gill.
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