The Legend of Saint Laura. Thomas Love PEACOCK.
The Legend of Saint Laura.
The Legend of Saint Laura.

The Legend of Saint Laura.

Kingston, Ontario: Locks’ Press, 2000. Tall octavo, 23.2 x 16 cm. Cased in quarter cream linen, with boards covered in variegated Canson Ingres paper; the paper has been hand-painted in acrylic with strokes of mauve, violet, green, and pale orange, and over-printed with a woodcut by Margaret Lock, repeating a pattern of flower and yew sprigs; printed paper labels to the spine and upper cover, and green Fabriano Ingres endpapers. Unpaginated [pp. 16]. A fine copy. The text was set in Bembo, with 30-pt Perpetua used for the title, and printed on paper handmade by Wendy Cain, of Rogues’ Hollow Paper, Newburgh; the paper, which was commissioned by the Press for this book, was made from bleached flax and sisal fibre. Illustrated with four full page woodcuts by Margaret Lock, along with three woodcut vignettes. One of 60 copies, signed by Margaret Lock on the Colophon page, of which this is number 49. Item #165

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