Heritage in Stone: Yosef Drenters and the Rockwood Academy. Barbara SMILEY.
Heritage in Stone: Yosef Drenters and the Rockwood Academy
Heritage in Stone: Yosef Drenters and the Rockwood Academy

Heritage in Stone: Yosef Drenters and the Rockwood Academy

Carlisle, Ontario: Gerard Brender à Brandis, 1989 [later casing: 2019]. Octavo, 24.9 x 16.2 cm. Cased in variegated linen over boards; the linen was hand-spun, hand-dyed, and handwoven by Brender à Brandis; ochre endpapers; housed in a grey linen covered chemise and matching slipcase. All edges untrimmed. The case and its covering material were made by the Bookwright in the winter of 2019, to house this set of hitherto itinerant sheets. Unpaginated [pp. 40 on double-leaves]. A fine copy. The text was set in Libra and printed on J. Barcham Green Maidstone paper. The text is illustrated with 23 wood engravings by Brender à Brandis, three of which span full-spreads. One of 160 copies, the present copy being number 91. Signed in pencil by Brender à Brandis on the colophon page. Item #240

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