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Ravilious for Curwen.


Published by The Fleece Press,, Upper Denby, Huddersfield, England:, 2015
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From Colophon Book Shop, ABAA (Exeter, NH, U.S.A.)

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octavo, (8) pp. The original block of Eric Ravilious' jazzy, geometric cover engraving made in 1933 for the Curwen Press News-Letter No. 6 (printed 1934), now printed in a first ever edition of 120 copies, housed in an accompanying letterpress booklet. The original block was used to make the print, while the original Curwen electrotype was printed as the booklet's frontispiece, and each copy hand-colored to match the original pale blue used at the Curwen Press. There is a short letterpress text, and stunning marbled wrappers by Jemma Lewis. Bookseller Inventory # 25823

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Title: Ravilious for Curwen.

Publisher: The Fleece Press,, Upper Denby, Huddersfield, England:

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: decorated wrappers.

Edition: First Edition, Limited to 120 copies..

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