Item #350 Seven Miniature Orchids. Gerard Brender à Brandis.
Seven Miniature Orchids
Seven Miniature Orchids

Seven Miniature Orchids

Stratford, Ontario: Gerard Brender à Brandis, 2001. Octavo, 22.4 x 14.5 cm. Sewn into green Degas paper wraps. The upper cover is lettered and embellished with a linocut vignette printed in black. Unpaginated [ll. 4]. There is a crease extending from the spine-fold to the upper cover. The crease is repeated more faintly on the first leaf. A few minor bumps along the extremities. A near fine copy. The text was set in Libra type and printed on Stonehenge paper. As the title suggests, 7 wood engravings by Brender à Brandis are presented, each with an accompanying text. Each depicts and describes a particular species of miniature orchid. The engravings were printed from the blocks in black. From a total edition of 170 copies, 70 of which were reserved for inclusion in the 2001 Grimsby Wayzgoose Anthology. The present copy is number 112 and belongs to the balance of 100 copies sewn into paper wraps. Signed by Brender à Brandis in pencil on the colophon page. Item #350

Price: $60.00