Engravings, With an Introduction by the Artist and an Appreciation by Kenneth Clark

By: Reynolds Stone (1909-1979)

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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of the first major collection of Reynolds Stone's work, printed in England at the Curwen Press on Basingwerk parchment made by Grosvenor Chater and bound in full buckram by W & J Mackay. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 inches. xli, 151, (3) pp. Half-title, appreciation written by Kenneth Clark, engravings throughout in red, blue, and black, notes; text clean, unmarked. Full navy cloth, spine titled in gilt, pictorial dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket toned with light shelf wear, small closed tears at extremities of dust jacket. MM319-046. Very Good. The book remains a standard source book for typographers, designers, and illustrators. Stone was a self-taught engraver who became a prominent illustrator and designer, deemed by his advisor, Stanley Morison, the "best letterer in the country since Eric Gill died." The volume also includes a prefatory introduction by art historian, museum director, and broadcaster Kenneth Clark, who was a close friend of Stone.

Title: Engravings, With an Introduction by the Artist and an Appreciation by Kenneth Clark

Author Name: Reynolds Stone (1909-1979)

Categories: Reference,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Brattleboro, VT, Stephen Greene Press: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MM319-046

Keywords: Engravings, Kenneth Clark, Reynolds Stone, Engraving, Reference, Illustration