The Revelation Of Saint John The Divine
Price: 3,150.00 USD
Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gregynog Press, 1932. Unpaginated. 35 x 21 cm. Limited edition, copy 26 of 250 with wood engravings and title page designed and engraved by Blair Hughes-Stanton, hand set in Bembo and Perpetua type. More than 40 wood engravings, several are full paged. This edition has been taken from the text of Dr. Scrivener's Paragraph Bible. Roderick Cave, THE PRIVATE PRESS, p. 176 notes, "In the `Revelation` and the `Lamentations of Jeremiah` Hughes-Stanton gave full play to his virtuosity a wood engraver, and their success was confirmed by Herbert Hodgson's incomparable press work." Interior contents very fresh and bright. One year later Hughes-Stanton left the press. Text printed in red and black, front cover and spine blocked in blind. Slight rubbing to spine head and foot, back cover upper corner bumped. Orig. full red calf by the Gregynog Bindery. Very good.