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Creator:
Ravilious, Eric William, 1903-1942.
Title(s):

For shop use only : Curwen & Dent stock blocks & devices / Eric Ravilious ; with contributions by John Lewis, Enid Marx and Robert Harling.

Published/Created:
Devizes, Wiltshire [Eng.] : Garton & Co., 1993.
Physical Description:
47 p. : ill. (1 mounted) ; 23 cm + and portfolio ([20] mounted ill.)
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.R218 A12 1993 (LC)
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Eric Ravilious"--T.p. verso.
"The wood engravings : reproduced at actual size in line block" (p. [11]-21) reproduces Curwen and Dent wood block devices.
"The original wood engraving tipped in opposite page 7 was made by Ravilious for the title-page of the Travel category for the Dent Everyman library"--Colophon.
"425 numbered copies of the book have been separately issued. 87 copies of the book, numbered in Roman, have been issued with the portfolio (under the same title). The portfolio contains original wood engravings by Ravilious as follows: A Limited to 75 copies with 20 wood engravings ..."--Colophon.
SML,AOB: "This copy is 36/75 edition A"--Colophon.
"The printing of the book and the wood engravings on Zerkall mould-madepaper is by Michael Mitchell at the Libanus Press, Marlborough, Wiltshire. The binding and box is by Smith Settle, Otley, West Yorkshire"--Colophon.
Subject Terms:
Curwen Press.
J.M. Dent & Sons.
Printers' ornaments -- Specimens.
Ravilious, Eric William, 1903-1942.
Wood-engraving -- Specimens.
Contributors:
Lewis, John, 1933-
Marx, Enid, 1902-1998.
Harling, Robert.
Mitchell, Mike (Translator)
Smith Settle (Firm)
Libanus Press.
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