Bound, by Zaehnsdorf, in half vellum, gilt over maroon boards decorated by gilt flower block, complete in red slipcase. A very fine copy. Signed by artist on verso of title.
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION
The Tryon Gallery, 41/42 Dover Street, W1.,
Selected and painted by the artist. text by wilfrid blunt. foreword by professor e. g. waterhouse.
five hundred and six copies have been printed. copy no. 127.
FOLIO. 15 x 21.25 inches. 46 pp. letterpress, including plate captions and descriptions. Title page in red and black.
Illustrated by 16 lithographic colour plates of flower paintings, including frontispiece.
A handsome example of book production bound by Zaehnsdorf of London. Printed by the Curwen Press who composed the type in Monotype Walbaum. Text on all-rag paper made at the Turkey Mill, Maidstone. The text is by Wilfrid Blunt (1901-87), art teacher and writer and author of The Art of Botanical Illustration, first published in the New Naturalist series in 1950.
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