Compton Press - Murdoch (Iris) & Reynolds Stone

Compton Press - Murdoch (Iris) & Reynolds Stone

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A Year of Birds. Poems by Iris Murdoch. Engravings by Reynolds Stone. 8vo, 22cm, [32]p, [mounted extra proofs] The Compton Press, Tisbury, 1979.

Set in Monotype Dante and printed on Zerkall mould-made paper. Number 21 of just 50 copies signed by author and artist and accompanied by a full set of signed and numbered proofs of the engravings.12 full-page wood-engravings by Reynolds Stone. Quarter orange cloth, spine gilt, marbled paper sides predominantly aquamarine, brown and cream. Proofs boxed in orange cloth. Together in marbled paper-covered slipcase. A fine copy.

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