First Edition. Full purple cloth with paper label; tipped-in frontis and other plates, at least one folding. A brilliant production on one of the most important British engravers, this book was awarded Book of the Year at the 2014 British Book Design and Production Awards. First edition, trade edition (A) of 100 copies. Extra postage required for international shipping: please inquire before ordering. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Sensuous Lines: A Catalogue Raisonne of the ...
Publisher: The Fleece Press
Publication Date: 2014
Book Condition: New
Book Description Upper Denby The Fleece Press May, 2014, 2014. LIMITED FIRST EDITION, THIS THE BEST ISSUE other then six copies reserved for family, this being one of only 40 copies bound specially bound with a tipped in copper-engraved frontispiece and including four original prints housed in an accompanying folder. This copy with manuscript note from printer Simon Lawrence to the original recipient laid in. Beautifully illustrated throughout with Buckland Wright's sensual engravings, including the special frontispiece, numerous tipped-in plates, full-page plates and prints within the text, all plates printed by Jeremy Blighton and Anthony Dyson at the Black Star Press, and with the extra plates in the folder for this issue. Oblong 4to, in the deluxe binding of quarter vellum with false Suminagashi marbled paper made specifically for the book by Antonio Velex Celemin of Madrid, the spine lettered in gilt, with the stiff handmade paper folder holding the extra plates descortated with a paper label, all contained in the printer's original buckram-covered slipcase with paper label, and prepared by the Fine Book Bindery of Finedon, Northants. 278,  pp. A pristine and perfect copy, flawless in every detail. RARE FIRST EDITION AND A VERY BEAUTIFUL PRODUCTION FROM THE FLEECE PRESS AND ONE OF ONLY 40 COPIES SPECIALLY BOUND AND WITH FOUR ORIGINAL ENGRAVED PLATES. This is the sixth, and as of this printing, final collaboration between Simon Lawrence of the Fleece Press and Christopher Buckland Wright presenting the engravings of John Buckland Wright. It was the winner of the Best British Book award at the 2014 BPIF British Book Design and Production Awards. This volume collects John Buckland Wright's most sensuous Intaglio prints with over 400 listed and illustrated. The special copper-engraved frontispiece is 'Venus Calling the Sea Gods', the four large extra engraved plates, directly from the artist's original engravings, are; 'Dionysus III'; a rejected design from the Golden Cockerel's "Rubaiyat"; 'Judgement of Paris No. IV'; 'The Petticoat'. Bookseller Inventory # 28133