Whittington Press - Hanscomb (Brian). Sun, Sea and Earth.


Whittington Press - Hanscomb (Brian). Sun, Sea and Earth.

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Sun, Sea and Earth. Copper-engravings by Brian Hanscomb, with texts by Richard Jefferies, John Clare, Edward Thomas & the artist. Imperial 8vo, 11 double leaves, folded at the fore-edge, extra suite,The Whittington Press, Manor Farm, Andoversford, 1989.

Number 3 of 25 (125) special copies printed  on Hammer & Anvil handmade paper, with an extra suite of prints in a folder and all prints (whether extra or not) signed by the artist. Handset in SB Caslon. 8 copper engravings printed on the artist's etching press, plus extras. Bound Japanese-style, laced with black ribbon, in blue-grey handmade paper covers, with title label inset on upper cover. Black paper-covered slipcase with printed spine label. A fine copy.

Superlative copper engravings, at times reminiscent of Eric Gill.

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