The Beatitudes from the Gospel According to St. Matthew
[Private Press] Gutherie, Stuart.
Price: 150.00 USD
Chichester: The Private Press of S. Gutherie, 1935. Near Fine. Limited Edition; one of 120. 12mo (11.43 x 14.6 cm). Quarter calf of dark green over Robin's Egg Blue printed with a quatrefoil lattice pattern in gilt. Prelims lightly toned, minor rubbing otherwise fine. , untrimmed. Wood-engraved frontispiece. A charming book of the blessings of St. Matthew was designed, and set up and printed by Stuart Gutherie at his press in Pound Farm Road, Chichester. John Bell type printed in cerise on pale robin's egg blue-toned handmade paper by Barcham Green. The wood engraving- a digging farmer, with wife holding baby in foreground of tree under stylized sun- is by Geoffrey Miller. Title page lettering printed in black, surrounded by cerise- toned rose floral border. Printed in an edition of 120, of which this copy is unnumbered. First printing. Near Fine.