ID QUOD VISUM PLACET. A Practical Test of the Beautiful

Gill Eric

Published by Waltham St. Lawrence Privately printed for the Author by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press 17 September, 1926, 1926
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SCARCE LIMITED EDITION of only 150 copies hand-numbered and signed by Eric Gill at Capel-Y-Ffin, this copy being number 18. With a wood engraved title and two fine copper-engraved plates by the author, Eric Gill. 8vo, printer's original buff boards backed in buckram, upper board with paper lettering label printed in black, edges untrimmed. [vi], 20pp. Internally quite fine, and a well preserved copy with light mellowing to the paper and the spine. A very presentable and quite handsome copy. QUITE SCARCE, ONE OF ONLY 150 COPIES PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR AND SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY HIM. The title of Gill's essay is the definition of beauty as given by St. Thomas Aquinas, "that which pleases by being seen". Gill writes in the form of a philosphical argument, also much in the style of Aquinas. It was written while in Wales, when Gill was a member of the Order of St. Dominic. Bookseller Inventory # 25119

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Title: ID QUOD VISUM PLACET. A Practical Test of ...

Publisher: Waltham St. Lawrence Privately printed for the Author by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press 17 September, 1926

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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