Gerard Brender à Brandis; | A Selection of Wood Engravings | With an Introduction by the Artist. Barbarian Press, Endgrain Editions One.
Gerard Brender à Brandis; | A Selection of Wood Engravings | With an Introduction by the Artist.

Gerard Brender à Brandis; | A Selection of Wood Engravings | With an Introduction by the Artist.

Mission, B.C. Barbarian Press, 2000. Quarto, 27.2 x 19.8 cm. Cased in quarter burgundy Japanese silk and paper over boards; the covering paper is decorated with a repeating wood engraved floral pattern by Brender à Brandis; paper label to the spine, with lettering framed by two vertical double rules printed in burgundy; pale violet endpapers; top edges cut, others trimmed roughly. Unpaginated [pp. 84, comprising: pp. 24 of front matter (+ ll. 1, tipped-in frontispiece), followed by pp. 48 of engravings, and pp. 12 of end matter, which includes a catalogue of Brender à Brandis’ books and exhibitions (+ erratum slip tipped-on to the recto of the last rear blank)]. A single small spot to the paper spine label, else a fine copy. The text was set in Joanna type, with Libra and Augustea used for display; Zerkall Mill Silurian paper was used for the text matter, while the engravings were printed on Zerkall Book White Wove. From an edition of 200 copies, the present copy being one of 150 copies comprising the Regular state. The regular state copies were bound by Rasmussen Bindery Ltd. Item #233

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