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Coffey, Brian, 1905-1995

Death of Hektor / poem by Brian Coffey ; engravings by Stanley William Hayter.

[Guildford, Surrey] : Circle Press, 1979.
Physical Description:
23 p., 9 leaves of plates (1 folded) : 9 ill. (3 col.) ; 40 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 15
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"A collaboration between artist and poet with nine separate signed engravings (three in colour) with letterpress text in 18 pt Garamond. 300 signed copies, 50 proofs - six unbound 4 pp sections - ... on rag-made paper in black cloth folder and canvas slip-case produced by Jack Shirreff at 107 Workshop, Guildford, 1979."--Cooking the books.
"The engravings are numbered and signed by the artist"--Page [7].
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 9 of 35 artist proofs. Signed by author and artist. In slip-case.
Cooking the books : Ron King and Circle Press, p. 171
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Circle Press -- Publisher.
Hector (Legendary character) -- Poetry.
Princes -- Turkey -- Troy (Extinct city) -- Poetry.
Trojan War -- Poetry.
Livres d'artistes.
Etchings -- 1979.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1979.
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988, engraver.
Circle Press, publisher.

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